Adult Circumcision


Specialty of Urology

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis (the fold of skin that covers the tip of the penis dle). It involves cutting a portion of the foreskin covering the glans, leaving it permanently exposed. In the case of adults, it is usually performed for medical reasons, primarily as a treatment for phimosis and paraphimosis. Although there are cases of adult circumcision on religious grounds. The treatment can be performed with a dorsal incision technique where the specialist makes a small cut in the top of the foreskin. Another option is to cover technique by which a line is carried around the base of the foreskin that serve as a guide for the incision.

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