CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 573-575

Using skin and fascial sheath of preputial sac; A new technique for surgery for congenital buried penis


Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Shreeprasad Patankar
35/1, Padmadarshan Society, 62/B Parvati, Off Satara Road, Pune - 411 009, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/MJDRDYPU.MJDRDYPU_51_17

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Congenital buried penis (CBP) is a rare condition characterized by penis with normal length obscured under penopubic and penoscrotal skin and subcutaneous tissue. Though rare, this condition causes great parental anxiety because of abnormal shape and appearance of penis, dribbling of urine and poor hygiene. Abnormal distal attachment of fundiform ligament on penile shaft, large, redundant preputial sac, and severe paucity of nonpigmented penile skin are important anatomical factors responsible for CBP. We here describe a different approach for degloving of penis and achieving penile skin cover using skin and fascial sheath of preputial sac. This method is simple and easy to learn, teach and reproduce.


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