Department of Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A .J.
Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 4, No.1. January 1981:95-97
In the past 4 years four cases of penile strangulation secondary to entrapment by human hair, thread and rubber band have been treated in Plastic Surgery unit at Aljala Hospital Benghazi. All patients had been circumcised and were between 2 years and 7 years of age. Total urethral transection had occurred in all these children. One child lost the glans due to a recurrent injury. Two children were mentally retarded. Their presentation and management is discussed.
Keywords: Progressive Penile Strangulation in Children by Externally Applied Foreign Bodies