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Int J STD AIDS. 2001 Apr;12(4):216-20.

The dysfunctional foreskin.

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Department of Dermatology, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine, 369 Fulham Road, London SW10 9NH, UK.

Abstract

Although important, the foreskin is not absolutely essential to penile function. Dysfunction is common and a cause of considerable morbidity, and is sometimes associated with mortality from squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Penile dermatoses herald, complicate or cause preputial dysfunction. Their effective diagnosis and management reduces morbidity and possibly mortality. Medical treatment has its limitations and circumcision is often required.

PMID:
11319970
DOI:
10.1258/0956462011922922
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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