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Take-home messages on male genital aesthetic surgery

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Romero-Otero, J., Manfredi, C. Take-home messages on male genital aesthetic surgery. Int J Impot Res 34, 404–405 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41443-022-00552-w

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