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A Mogen clamp is a metal, hinge-shaped device used during
circumcision. The Mogen clamp does not require a cut
in the foreskin before its placement.
During a circumcision using a Mogen clamp, the baby's foreskin is
pulled forward through the hinge of the clamp. The clamp is closed and locked
in place for about 90 seconds, crushing the foreskin to decrease bleeding. The
foreskin is removed surgically and the clamp taken off.
The Mogen clamp:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
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