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Amputation fetish self. They simply wanted to have their legs cut off. Back in the mid 1990s, in the flesh magazine ran a profile on a self amputee calling himself stonehenge; using a chisel and rubber band tourniquets, stonehenge was in the process of reshaping his hands and feet by removing fingers and toes at various joints. = 97) agree that most subjects with xenomelia are male (90, 85 and 84%, respectively, in the three aforementioned references); the majority desires a leg amputation (73, 80 and 81%, respectively), and the ratio of left- to right-sided target limbs clearly favours the former (55% to 27%, 60% to 20% and 42% to 28%, respectively). This study set out to investigate structural brain correlates of xenomelia with the use of mri.
My palms were actually sweating the first time i typed ‘amputee’ into a search engine,” one wannabe wrote to me. You can talk till the cows come home; it doesn’t make any difference.