Reduction of Phimosis/Paraphimosis


Phimosis occurs when the distal aspect of the prepuce cannot be retracted over the glans.


Phimosis Paraphimosis 

Selected Reading

  1. Doherty GM, editor. Current diagnosis and treatment: surgery. 13th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2010.Google Scholar
  2. King C, Henretig FM, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency procedures. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.Google Scholar
  3. Knoop KJ, editor. Atlas of emergency medicine. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional; 2010.Google Scholar
  4. Smith DR, Tanagho EA, McAninch JW, editors. Smith’s general urology. New York: Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill; 2008.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineNorth Shore University HospitalManhassetUSA
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineLincoln Medical and Mental Health CenterNew YorkUSA

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