Histological Correlates of Penile Sexual Sensation: Does Circumcision Make a Difference?

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Guy Cox, MA, DPhil ; John N. Krieger, MD ; Brian J. Morris, DSc, PhD (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Sexual Medicine, volume 3, issue 2, pages 76-85 (issn: 2050-1161, eissn: 2050-1161)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4498824, doi: 10.1002/sm2.67
  • Subject: Circumcision | Sexual Satisfaction | Meissner's Corpuscles | RZ201-999 | Meissner’s Corpuscles | Medicine | Prepuce | Male Sexual Pleasure | Free Nerve Endings | Other systems of medicine | R | Glans Penis | Penile Sensation | Genital Corpuscles | Review | Orgasm | Neurophysiology

Introduction: The question of whether removal of sensory receptors in the prepuce by circumcision affects sensitivity and/or sexual pleasure is often debated. Aims: To examine histological correlates relevant to penile sensitivity and sexual pleasure. Methods: Sys... View more
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