Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 9, Issue 1–2, pp 103–105 | Cite as

Pathogenesis of post-circumcision adhesions

  • M. F. Attalla
  • M. N. Taweela
Original Article


Penile adhesions are an uncommon late minor complication following neonatal circumcision. Critical analysis of 24 cases is presented highlighting the different types, probable pathogenesis, and means of prevention.

Key words

Circumcision Adverse effects Penile adhesions Prepuce 


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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Attalla
    • 1
  • M. N. Taweela
    • 2
  1. 1.Plastic Surgery UnitHamad Medical CorporationDohaState of Qatar
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryHamad Medical CorporationDohaState of Qatar

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