Phimosis


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phimosis

[fə′mō·səs]
(medicine)
Elongation of the prepuce and constriction of the orifice, so that the foreskin cannot be retracted to uncover the glans penis.

Phimosis

 

tightness and restricted mobility of the prepuce, or foreskin, preventing complete exposure of the glans penis. The condition may be congenital (it is considered physiologic up to the age of two or three) or acquired, resulting from balanoposthitis. A typical symptom is swelling of the preputial space during urination, caused by the accumulation of urine. If phimosis is pronounced, the urethra may widen and subsequently become inflamed. Phimosis is usually treated by surgical removal of the prepuce. In children, the prepuce can be stretched.

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It should be noted on the margin that it wouldn't be an attack on the legal interest if circumcision would be recommended for therapeutic reason, for example in case where a patient suffers from phimosis (inability to retract a fully differentiated foreskin) [53].