glans


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glans

[glanz]
(anatomy)
The conical body forming the distal end of the clitoris or penis.
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He slid the clamp over the foreskin and locked it after confirming that the tip of the glans was free of the blades.
Glans penis was the most commonly affected site in MGU.
The skin covering glans penis and the urethra were sutured with absorbable suture material.
After urethroplasty a transversely oriented rectangle of Preputial skin was marked at a length 30% more than the distance from the hypospadias opening to the glans tip and approximately 20 mm in width.
Distal hypospadias can be associated with a more technically demanding repair due to small glans size, poor quality of the urethral plate, proximal spongiosal hypoplasia, and possible ventral curvature (VC).
On examination of his genitalia, there were multiple papule-nodules, with a few nodules having crusting on the surface over the scrotum, glans, prepuce and shaft of the penis (Figure 1A).
When the patient awoke the next morning, he had a generalized skin eruption on his chin, trunk, buttocks, glans penis, and extremities (figure).
Tissue samples of approximately 1cm3 sizes were collected from three different regions - proximal sigmoid flexure (PsF), distal sigmoid flexure (DsF) and glans penis (GsP).
5,6 Plastibell circumcision is largely under vision, almost blood less, least painful and easy to perform, with no tragic complications like traumatic amputation of glans, urethro-cutaneous fistula etc,7,8 which are frequently seen in bone cuter method.
If the preputium skin could not be retracted or less than half of the glans penis was visible, complete phimosis was recorded.