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Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Aug;40(3):439-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2013.04.004. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Skin grafting of the penis.

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  • 1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR 97239, USA.


Penile skin loss may occur after trauma, infection, or as a result of surgical resection. This article reviews indications for reconstruction of the penile skin, skin anatomy, and skin graft physiology. Choice of reconstructive options, skin grafting techniques, and complications of skin grafting are also discussed.

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Fournier gangrene; Penile lymphedema; Penile reconstruction; Penile trauma; Skin grafting

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