Problems of the Foreskin and Glans Penis

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Conditions that affect the foreskin and glans penis that should be recognized by the emergency medicine practitioner include phimosis, paraphimosis, and inflammatory penile skin conditions, such as balanitis, posthitis, and balanoposthitis. Despite some difficulty in clearly defining phimosis and balanitis/balanoposthitis, paraphimosis remains a true urologic emergency that requires immediate identification and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-59
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009


  • balanitis
  • balanoposthitis
  • paraphimosis
  • phimosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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