Management of “Buried” Penis in Adulthood: An Overview

  title={Management of “Buried” Penis in Adulthood: An Overview},
  author={Ivo A. Pestana and J. Greenfield and M. Walsh and C. Donatucci and D. Erdmann},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • Ivo A. Pestana, J. Greenfield, +2 authors D. Erdmann
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: The condition of “buried” penis may arise from several factors. Although the pediatric form is a rare congenital disorder, it may become an acquired condition in adulthood, most commonly from obesity, radical circumcision, or penoscrotal lymphedema. As obesity has become a national epidemic, the incidence of this phenomenon will inevitably increase. The purpose of this article is to present current strategies in the management of this physically and psychologically debilitating… CONTINUE READING
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