Volume 6, Issue 2 (8-2004)                   yafte 2004, 6(2): 41-48 | Back to browse issues page

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Background: Circumcision is the most common surgical operation procedure in the world. If this procedure is incorrectly, many complications will occurred. The purpose of this study was determination of late complication of circumcision in elementary school in khoramabad in 2000-2001. Materials &methods: In this study (cross-sectional) 3205 boys have been examined for late complication of circumcision and positive findings. Finding were recorded in special checklist and then analyzed by with SPSS software. We did examination on by medical trained interns, secretly in a separated room. Results: This study showed that 273 students had late complication of circumcision. Redundant foreskin was the most common complication (39/3%) and less common complication was circumcision’s hypospadiasis and decreasing of inner layer of prepuce (2.5%). Conclusion: According to the high incidence of late complication of circumcision, we suggested to perform educational workshop for physicians who perform circumcision. In addition warning parents about the complications of circumcision, and asking them to circumcision their sons by experienced physician for preventing these complications is necessary.
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Received: 2012/12/24