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ICD-9-CM  70.64, 70.62, 70.64, 70.94, 70.6, 70.95

Genitoplasty surgical procedures are surgeries to the genitals to repair injuries, the effects of disease, complications and damage from cancer treatment, congential and endocrine conditions, and plastic surgery.

Medical uses

Genitalplasty surgery includes the following:

Genital reconstruction surgery can correct prolapse of the urinary bladder into the vagina and protrusion of the rectum into the vagina. Female infants born with a 46,XX genotype but have genitalia affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia will undergo the surgical creation of a vagina. Vaginoplasty is commonly used to treat women with the congenital absence of the vagina. Other reasons for the surgery are to treat adrenal hyperplasia, microphallus, Mayer-Rokitansky-Kustner disorder and for women who have had a vaginectomy after malignancy or trauma. Reconstructive and corrective vaginal surgery restores or creates the vagina.

Surgeries to modify the cosmetic appearance of infants' and children's genitals are controversial due to their human rights implications. There is no clinical consensus about necessity, timing, indications or evaluation.


Genitoplasty Wikipedia