Phimosis is the inability to retract the prepuce (foreskin) after puberty due to a narrow preputial opening.
Infants and prepubertal children rarely have true phimosis but rather a no...
Parent may report ballooning of the prepuce during voiding.
Parent may report having to squeeze the prepuce to clear all the trapped urine.
Parent will report cleani...
Refer to pediatric urologist if patient fails 2 months of medical management.
Refer to pediatric urologist immediately if unable to return the foreskin to ...
Follow-up in 2 months after use of steroids
Paraphimosis: if foreskin is back in normal position:
Follow up with pediatric urologist in 2 weeks.
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Edwards S. 2001 National guideline ...
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Q: Can a child have phimosis as a newborn?
A: Physiologic phimosis (inability to retract the foreskin) is normal in prepubertal children. It occurs because of incomplete separation of skin between ...
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FIG. 9.1. The parents of this boy with physiologic phimosis (A) retracted his foreskin, causing a paraphimosis (B).
<bold>Figure 50-1</bold> Phimosis. (Courtesy of T. Ernesto Figueroa)