Degloving Penile Trauma In A 12 Year Old Boy: Case Report

Kihiko DK MBChB, MMed (Surgery) Kitui District Hospital. P.O. Box 22-90200 Kitui, Kenya



Degloving injury of the penis is rare in children. Management has been controversial and not much literature exists. We present a 12 year old boy who sustained a degloving penile trauma after assault. We managed him by primary suture and local flaps with good cosmetic and functional results.


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