, Volume 24, Issue 6, pp 307-309
Date: 19 Sep 2001

A rare complication of circumcision: coronal penile amputation successfully treated by replantation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy

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Abstract

Circumcision is one of the most common operations performed on male children worldwide. Although not technically difficult, it can result in a number of complications. We present a case of total amputation of the glans as a complication of circumcision. In this case, surgical treatment and hyperbaric oxygen therapy were used.

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