Congenital Megaprepuce: A New Alternative Technique for Surgical Correction

Congenital Megaprepuce: A New Alternative Technique for Surgical Correction

Author Leao, Jovelino Q. Google Scholar
Freitas Filho, Luiz G. Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Gomes, Adriano L. Google Scholar
Heinsich, Antonio C. Google Scholar
Carnevale, Jose Google Scholar
Institution Darcy Vargas Childrens Hosp
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Objective: To present a new alternative technique for surgical treatment of congenital megaprepuce.Materials and Methods: From April 2004 to April 2006, five patients aged 2 to 5 years were treated using the new technique. The technique is described and illustrated. It differs from other techniques in that it takes into consideration the constant ballooning of the foreskin, which gives to the external genitalia the aspect of a penoscrotal transposition. Cosmetic and functional success were also assessed by a case review.Results: After a follow-up of 1 to 3 years, all patients have normal voiding and a satisfactory cosmetic aspect.Conclusion: This new technique could be a useful alternative in treatment of the congenital megaprepuce.
Keywords penis
children
foreskin
congenital abnormalities
surgery
Language English
Date 2008-05-01
Published in International Braz J Urol. Rio De Janeiro: Brazilian Soc Urol, v. 34, n. 3, p. 313-318, 2008.
ISSN 1677-5538 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Brazilian Soc Urol
Extent 313-318
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1677-55382008000300008
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000207704700018
SciELO ID S1677-55382008000300008 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/43995

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