phalloplasty

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phal·lo·plas·ty

(fal'ō-plas'tē),
Surgical reconstruction of the penis.
[phallo- + G. plastos, formed]

phalloplasty

/phal·lo·plas·ty/ (fal´o-plas″te) plastic surgery of the penis.

phalloplasty

(făl′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Reparative or plastic surgery of the penis.

phalloplasty

[fal′ōplas′tē]
a surgical procedure to lengthen, thicken, reconstruct, or otherwise reshape the penis. It may be performed to correct congenital defects, such as epispadias.

phalloplasty

A surgical procedure used to create a surrogate penis in phenotypical males who either have congenital defects thereof or have lost part or all in a traumatic incident, or who are female-to-male transgender men.

Pros
The resulting penis measures up to 15 cm in length and 13 cm in girth; urination whilst standing.

Cons
Longer procedure, more expensive, requires implanted penile prosthesis, more potential complications: loss of penis due to thrombosis or necrosis; hematoma formation; urinary fistula; urinary retention; potential loss of genital orgasm.

phalloplasty

Urology The construction or reconstruction of a penis as needed by a birth defect, ♀-to- ♂ transsexualism, and accidental or surgical amputation of penis

phal·lo·plas·ty

(fal'ō-plas-tē)
Surgical reconstruction of the penis.
[phallo- + G. plastos, formed]