Penile inversion

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Penile inversion is a surgical technique for genital reassignment used to construct a neo-vagina from a penis for transwomen, sometimes also for intersex people. It is one of two main sorts of vaginoplasty, along with colovaginoplasty.

Basically, everything but the skin of the penis is removed, and the skin is inverted into a hole in the pelvic tissue, so that a neo-vagina is formed. The tip of the penis is often used to construct a clitoris, the urethra shortened to end at a place that is appropriate for a female anatomy.

See also: Sex reassignment surgery male-to-female, List of transgender-related topics .

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