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What is Phimosis

  • Refers to a condition where the prepuce cannot be withdrawn to expose the glans
  • Potential clinical problems include pain, smegma, difficulty in retracting the prepuce

Clinical Management of Phimosis

  • Prepuce hygiene and retraction
  • Topical steroids
  • Circumcision
  • Laser surgery

Chan, I. H., & Wong, K. K. (2016). Common urological problems in children: prepuce, phimosis, and buried penis. Hong Kong Med J, 22(3), 263-9.