The hidden penis, a malformation of the male genitalia

Hidden penis, knows this kind of malformation of the male genitalia

Written by: Dr. José María Angulo Madero
Published: | Updated: 17/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The hidden penis is a penis apparently small but it has nothing to do with micro penis. The hidden penis contains malformed while micropenis is a normal penis alone is smaller than the standard penis

The hidden penis can occur in three ways.

  • Penis buried: it is normal size but is hidden in the pubic tissue fixation by a lack of skin at the base of the penis.
  • Webbed penis: the problem lies in the disappearance of prenoscrotal angle a distal extension of the scrotal skin on the ventral penile wax
  • Trapped penis appears as a result of scarring after surgery, usually circumcisions performed on concealed penises.

Operation hidden penis

The goal of surgery is to restore the setting of the penile skin to restore angle and size. The operation is performed under general anesthesia with combined premises through a catheter to reduce postoperative. The surgery usually takes one and a half. Patients are usually discharged within 24 hours.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. José María Angulo Madero
Pediatric Surgery

Dr. José María Angulo Madero is a leading specialist in Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology. He is an expert in the treatment of pathologies of the urinary system. He is currently Head of the Pediatric Urology Section of the Gregorio Marañón University Hospital in Madrid. He combines his assistance work with teaching, forming students of these specialties. He is the author of more than 50 publications and has made more than 200 communications to courses and conferences. In addition, he is a member of different societies and associations.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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