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Spectacularly successful microsurgical penile replantation in an assaulted patient: one case report.

Research paper by Mohammed Fadl MF Tazi, Youness Y Ahallal, Abdelhak A Khallouk, Mohammed Jamal MJ Elfassi, Moulay Hassan MH Farih

Indexed on: 01 Jan '11Published on: 01 Jan '11Published in: Case reports in urology



Abstract

Penile amputation is a rare condition for which immediate surgical replantation is warranted. We present herein one case of a 27-year-old male who presented to the Emergency Department after his wife cut his penis. The penis was replanted microsurgically. The deep dorsal penile veins and superficial veins were anastomosed. Although we could not reanastomose the arteries, wound healing occurred without any problem one week postoperatively and the patient regained erectile function 4 weeks after surgery. At 1-year follow-up examinations he reported on restored erectile function and a normal urinary function.