Penile Skin Grafting and Resurfacing of the Glans

  • Giulio GaraffaEmail author
  • Salvatore Sansalome
  • David John Ralph
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)


Skin grafts still represent the solution of choice for genital reconstruction in patients who have lost genital skin or mucosa as a consequence of excision of benign and malignant conditions, trauma and infection as they guarantee superior results in terms of cosmesis and function recovery than local flaps.

This chapter concentrates on indications, technique and outcome of skin grafting for penile reconstruction and glans resurfacing.


Necrotizing Fasciitis Recipient Site Lichen Sclerosus Local Flap Spongy Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio Garaffa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Salvatore Sansalome
    • 2
  • David John Ralph
    • 3
  1. 1.The Urology Centre, Broomfield HospitalChelmsford, EssexUK
  2. 2.Department of UrologyTor Vergata UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.St. Peter’s AndrologyLondonUK

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