Author(s): Drs. Adelaide Hearst and Alexandra Molnar

Date Updated: December 14, 2014

A 40-minute video presentation by Adelaide Hearst, MD and Alexandra Molnar, MD, University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. The video discusses terminology, prevalence, types of female circumcision, possible complications and other issues that might be encountered when caring for patients in a clinical setting.

Introduction 0:00
Overview & Terminology 0:26
Types of FGC 5:22
Etiology & Patient Approach 11:12
Complications 19:14
Advocacy & Further Information 34:15