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Authors Banihani OI, Fox JA, Gander BH, Grunwaldt LJ, Cannon GM
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Journal Urology Volume: 84 Issue: 2 Pages: 472-4
Publish Date 2014 Aug
PubMed ID 24928459
Abstract

Circumcision is the most common surgical procedure in males in the United States, and minor complications are not uncommon. Major complications like partial penile amputations have been reported with successful replantation. Complete penile amputations in adult males have been described, and successful replantation has been reported with increasing success. We report a case of complete penile amputation at the penopubic junction using a Mogen clamp in a 7-day-old neonate with replantation using postoperative leech therapy. To our knowledge this is the first time leech therapy has been used postoperatively for neonatal penile amputation.

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