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This article describes penile reconstruction after surgery. Patient considerations in reconstruction, reconstruction of varied urethral defects, general principles of urethroplasty, surgical techniques of urethral reconstruction, reconstruction of scrotal and testicular defects, reconstruction of the penile shaft, and timing of reconstruction are discussed. The use of local pedicled flaps in penile reconstruction, distant free tissue transfer in penile reconstruction, varied forms of prostheses, management of complications following penile reconstruction, postoperative care in penile reconstruction patient, and penile transplantation are described.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery/Department of Surgery, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, ET 3019, Miami, FL 33136, USA.
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Name: The Urologic clinics of North America
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The branch of surgery concerned with restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of defective, damaged, or missing structures.
A condition characterized by hardening of the PENIS due to the formation of fibrous plaques on the dorsolateral aspect of the PENIS, usually involving the membrane (tunica albuginea) surrounding the erectile tissue (corpus cavernosum penis). This may eventually cause a painful deformity of the shaft or constriction of the urethra, or both.
Inflammation of the head of the PENIS, glans penis.
The double-layered skin fold that covers the GLANS PENIS, the head of the penis.
An atrophic and sclerotic condition of the head of the PENIS, glans penis. Sometimes it leads to stenosis and occasionally obliteration of the external meatal orifice.
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