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The 21-year-old patient was returned to full reproductive and urinary function after the operation. BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

South African doctors perform world's first successful penis transplant

he first ever successful penile-transplant has been carried out by doctors in South Africa, returning full reproductive and urinary function to a patient who was forced to have a life-saving penile amputation following a botched circumcision.