The entrapment of the retracted foreskin proximal to the glans of the penis
Leads to lymphatic congestion and venous obstruction, which may result in arterial compromise to the glans
Retracted prepuce (foreskin)
Swollen, edematous glans
Necrosis of glans in untreated cases
Patients should be transported promptly; do not attempt reduction in the field.
Pre-hospital personnel can be advised to apply an ice pack to the glans with adequate protection of...
Successful reduction with relief of symptoms
Close urologic follow-up
Goal is to reduce penile edema enough to allow the foreskin to return to original position over the glans.
Generally, noninvasive reduction methods (at least 2 or 3 attempts) are su...
Donohoe JM, Burnette JO, Brown JA. Paraphimosis treatment. eMedicine. Available at http://www.emedicine.medscape.com/article/442883. Updated October 7, 2009.
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