Management and outcomes of hidden penis in children

Alireza - Mirshemirani, Ahmad Khaleghnejad Tabari, Mohsen Rouzrokh, Javad Ghoroubi, Leily Mohajerzadeh, Saran Lotfollahzadeh



Objective:Hidden penis may have different categories: Concealed, trapped, and buried types. The aim of this study is to evaluate the results and outcomes of repaired cases.

Material &Methods: Totally 40patients (5months -12years old)were surgically repaired due to different types of hidden penis from April 2010toDecember 2015 in our hospital. Multiple surgical procedures were performed for each type. Data were collected and evaluated for number of patient’s type of anomalies, surgical techniques, outcome and follow-up.

Results: All forty cases underwent surgical repair, of which all concealed and buried patients had penile degloving and penile fixation, that all reported improved in function, and good in outcome.

Conclusions: Patients with hidden penis are in psychological risks. The aim of hidden penis is to restore an aesthetic and functional penis.

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