Cool photos of the clitoris (from medical sources, not porn)

I posted some already, but here are more. Note that the level of detail shown here is not illustrated anywhere. Images from Lepidi and Di Marino are rarely viewed, as their work is rarely cited. Because illustrations of the clitoris are often incorrect and incomplete, these are here to clear up misunderstandings.

MRI

This study by Abdulcadir et al is seriously flawed, but at least there are cool MRI photos.
More from Abdulcadir.
From Suh et al. (Also Claire Yang). Pretty dope.
O’Connell
Maravilla (also Yang)

Ultrasound

Deng

I refuse to add ultrasound images by Buisson and Foldes due to too much incorrect labeling.

Microscopy

Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi. g = glans. h = hood — these authors define the “hood” as only the retractable portion of the prepuce. CC = clitoral cavernosa. b = clitoral body formed by two CC.
MISLABELED — note results/discussion of this study are distorted by incorrect naming of anatomy throughout. Only the part labeled “surface mucosa” is the glans. It can clearly be seen how it resembles the glans of the penis. To the right is the body, where you can see the two paired cavernosa and the dorsal nerves laterally.
Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi
Ginger & Yang

WARNING: Cadaver dissections below.

These are not for people who get grossed out easily.

Normal resolution cadaver dissection photos

O’Connell
Di Marino and Lepidi
Di Marino and Lepidi.
Note size of dorsal nerves going into clitoral body. These are the ones people say are “very small” and “difficult to dissect.” In my limited experience and according to 19th century dissection guides, they are not either.
This specimen has nerves that appear smaller in relative size compared to the others and compared to the one I dissected.
The clitoris has muscles! ic-m = ischiocavernosus muscle. bs-m = bulbo-spongiosus muscle.

I can’t read French and haven’t translated this article, but it looks like these authors dissected even the terminal branches in the glans (labeled “gland”).

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Clitorises are awesome and that’s why doctors should study them.

Getting clitoral neural anatomy included in OB/GYN textbooks. It was finally added for the first time in July 2019. BME/EE @WUSTL

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