H-Index
17
Scimago Lab
powered by Scopus
eISSN: 1941-5923
call: +1.631.629.4328
Mon-Fri 10 am - 2 pm EST

Logo

Medical Science Monitor Basic Research
MSMbanner

Annals
ISI-Home

Get your full text copy in PDF

Microsurgical replantation of the amputated penis with concomitant arterialization of the dorsal vein in a 17-year-old patient

Janusz Darewicz, Lech Gałek, Barbara Darewicz, Tadeusz Werel, Krzysztof Rogowski

CaseRepClinPractRev 2003; 4(2):104-106

ID: 429044


Background: Among traumas of the external sex organs, amputation of the penis is one of the rarest. In most cases it is a result of self-mutilation and rarely of an accident. Case Report: A rare case of penis amputation in a 17-year-old boy is presented. The accident resulted from being hit with a toothed wheel of a chaff-cutter. The penis was replanted 14 hours after the accident. Considering the inability to reconstruct the arterial vessels, arterialization of the deep dorsal vein was performed. In the post-operative period, congestion of the penile veins with subsequent necrosis of the organ occurred. Conclusions: We believe that ensuring sufficient efflux of venous blood is one of the factors most important for a successful outcome of microsurgical penis replantation.

This paper has been published under Creative Common Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) allowing to download articles and share them with others as long as they credit the authors and the publisher, but without permission to change them in any way or use them commercially.
I agree