Penoplasty for buried penis

  • Jiin-Haur Chuang
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    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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      Abstract

      Buried penis is a congenitally abnormal arrangement of the foreskin relative to the penile shaft, which results in a pseudomicropenis in an otherwise healthy, nonobese child. The author proposes a penoplasty technique appropriate for correction of this disorder, based on experience with 21 patients.

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