Concealed penis: Rare complication of circumcision

Esen A. A., Aslan G., Kazimoglu H., Arslan D., Celebi İ.

UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, vol.66, no.2, pp.117-118, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000056585
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-118
  • Keywords: circumcision, complication, concealed penis
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


A man presented with a concealed penis which developed after circumcision. In addition to anatomic variations in penile skin attachment and obesity, circumcision is an iatrogenic cause in the etiology of a concealed penis, Although it is a frequent and simple operation, it may lead to uncommon complications due to a lack of experience and poor technique. Copyright (C) 2001 S. Karger AG, Basel.