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Normal and Abnormal Prepuce


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
    Pages 1-3
  3. Normal Prepuce

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. V. Raveenthiran
      Pages 7-21
    3. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 23-27
    4. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 29-33
    5. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 35-57
    6. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 59-65
    7. Irene Paraboschi, Massimo Garriboli
      Pages 67-73
    8. Irene Paraboschi, Massimo Garriboli
      Pages 75-81
  4. Congenital Preputial Anomalies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 85-91
    3. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 93-100
    4. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 101-108
    5. Amilal Bhat, Mahakshit Bhat, Nikhil Khandelwal
      Pages 109-124
    6. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 125-130
    7. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 131-135
    8. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 137-140
    9. Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
      Pages 141-149
  5. Acquired Diseases of the Prepuce

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151

About this book


This illustrative book discusses the normal embryology, anatomy, functions, normal variations and diseases affecting the prepuce. It also explores other rare anomalies and diseases of the prepuce as well as previously unreported cases. In addition to the male prepuce, the book also discusses the female prepuce (hood) in order to elucidate some lights in normal and abnormal prepuce.  A separate section covers the frenulum and its anomalies.

Rich in illustrations this book will help paediatricians and urologists better understand the anomalies of the prepuce.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAl Azher UniversityCairoEgypt

About the authors

Mohamed A Baky Fahmy, MD, FRCS, is Emirates professor of pediatric surgery, Al Azher University, Egypt. He graduated from Al Azher University and Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and trained in the field of pediatric surgery at Egypt and Manchester, UK.

He is the founder and chief of the pediatric surgery depts at Al Galae hospital and Al Zahrae University hospital, Cairo.

He had a wide experience for more than 36 years with a special interest in pediatric urology, rare genitourinary anomalies, pediatric gynaecology. He is member of British Association of Pediatric Surgeons since 1994 and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Global Rare Disease Registry (GRDR), and American Association of Academic Surgery.

He was Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Pediatric Diseases, and now he is co-editor for many international journals, and had a wide range of international publications, and he is an innovator of operations and procedures in pediatric surgery and pediatric urology.

Prof Fahmy dedicated his scientific activities to rare diseases affecting newborn and children, specially the genitourinary anomalies; how to detect and to how manage.

He is the author of a recently published 3 Illustrative textbooks: Rare Congenital Genitourinary Anomalies, Congenital anomalies of the penis and Umbilicus and umbilical cord, which were published by Springer, and another textbook on Complications in Male Circumcision.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Normal and Abnormal Prepuce
  • Authors Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-37620-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-37623-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-37621-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXI, 312
  • Number of Illustrations 5 b/w illustrations, 321 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pediatric Surgery
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