Contemporary Review of Buried Penis Repair

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Various strategies have been developed for the surgical management of buried penis, including enhancing penile exposure and altering skin coverage. Each study has described a new surgical approach and presented a favorable outcome. This review analyzed the most recent relevant work, focusing attention on the common principles of surgical techniques and comparing their results. We found that most surgical techniques followed the same principles, such as complete developing of the penile shaft and penile base fixation. However, controversies remain regarding classification and terminology of buried penis. Adequate surgical management requires comprehension of its various causes.

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