A Gallery of Circumcisions

9. Wound dehiscence



Dehiscence 1 Dehiscence 2


Dehiscence 4 Dehiscence 5

These were all caused by the Tara KLamp in Kwazulu Natal.


Wound dehiscence (Gomco)

Original at Wikimedia

Separation seems to have occurred only on the patient's right (lower) side. The dark ring sugggests a Gomco clamp was used. He may also have had a skin-bridge, later resolved, at top centre.


Scarring Unevenness
skin removed
Varicose VeinsMalapposition
Wound dehiscence
For further complications see
the list of Reasons Not To Circumcise
and the Complications page
which includes death.



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