During metoidoplasty, a penis and scrotum are
constructed from female genitalia.
- Female to
male sex reassignment
- Penis surgery
Treated with Metoidoplasty:
Metoidoplasty is performed in cases of female to
male sex reassignment.
There are no comparable non-surgical alternatives to
metoidoplasty. As a surgical alternative, a penis may be constructed with skin
Metoidoplasty is performed under general anesthesia,
which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the
Complications from Metoidoplasty:
Possible risks following metoidoplasty include
infection, bleeding, swelling, nerve damage, urinary incontinence and a
negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for the male genitalia
to look unnatural.