Phimosis of infants and young children in Japan

  title={Phimosis of infants and young children in Japan},
  author={E. Imamura},
  journal={Pediatrics International},
  • E. Imamura
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics International
The prepuce and glans was examined in 4521 healthy infants and young children with a birthweight over 2600 g. There were 3238 infants aged 1–12 months and 1283 children aged 3 years. There is no custom of circumcision in Japan. The term phimosis implies the adhesion of the prepuce and glans, which cannot be separated by manipulation. Phimosis was found in 88.5% of infants aged 1–3 months, and the corresponding figures at the ages of 4–6 months, 7–9 months, 10–12 months and 3 years were: 74.4… Expand
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