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Transmasculine Bottom Surgery

Female-to-Male

The goal of transmasculine bottom surgery is to transform the female genitalia and reconstruct it into that of a male. Transmasculine bottom surgery is typically performed as a multiple stage procedure.

What words should I know about transmasculine bottom surgery?

Flap

A term for the tissues that will be used to create the new penis.

General anesthesia

Drugs and/or gases used during an operation to relieve pain and alter consciousness.

Hematoma

Blood pooling beneath the skin.

Metoidioplasty

A female-to-male surgery to reconstruct the penis using an enlarged clitoris.

Phalloplasty

A female-to-male surgery to reconstruct the penis using tissues from various parts of the body.

Urethroplasty

A procedure that reconstructs the urethra.

Vaginectomy

A procedure that removes the inner lining of the vagina and closes off the space prior to the penile reconstruction.



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