ANNALS OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.17, no.1, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ANNALS OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
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Circumcision, Electrocautery, Pudendal nerve, Dorsal root ganglia, Neurodegeneration
Background: Circumcision is a surgical removal process of the preputium. Surgical excision and electric current cause neurodegeneration in the excised tissue-related neural network. This study investigates if circumcision and current surgical methods would cause histopathological changes in the penile tissue innervating pudendal nerve dorsal root ganglia.