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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)
My son is two years old and has been circumcised however the skin readhered to the head of the penis just above the rim and I was wondering if and how this can be fixed? Is it fixed when puberty begins or can it be fixed now?
If there is a skin bridge (fibrous adhesion) between the penile shaft and head of the penis, then it should be fixed now. If it is a filmy adhesion, then it will resolve over time.
Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP
Clinical Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University