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Penile Adhesions

penile adhesions

Many circumcised boys have penile adhesions. These are non-painful skin bridges that connect onto the penile head. They can occur immediately after circumcision secondary to procedure related swelling. They typically occur in chunky boys between the age of 2 to 18 months. At this time many boys have extra fatty tissue which pushes the foreskin edge to partially or completely cover the penile head. If left undisturbed the foreskin edge will attach to the head of the penis. Daily retraction of the foreskin can prevent these adhesions. As boys age and thin out the propensity to acquire these adhesions naturally resolves. See your doctor if you are concerned your son has penile adhesions.


See a series of sketches pictures of penile adhesions
More on preventive care - penile adhesion care
Treatment options discussed in - penile adhesions treatment
The case of an 11 month with a penile adhesion


Written May 2010 by
Dr. Gordon, Orlando Pediatrician

 

 

 

 

 

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