Urology 2007 Jun;69(6):1195-8
Andrological Surgery Unit, Department of Nephrology and Urology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.
Objectives: A concealed penis is defined as a phallus of normal size buried in prepubic tissue (buried penis), enclosed in scrotal tissue (webbed penis), or trapped by scar tissue after penile surgery (trapped penis). We report our results using a standardized surgical approach that was highly effective in both functional and cosmetic terms.
Methods: From January 2002 to December 2005, 56 patients (median age 7 years) underwent surgery for a buried penis, 11 (median age 5 years) for a webbed penis, and 20 (median age 8 years) for a trapped penis. Read More