phalloplasty

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phal·lo·plas·ty

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

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

Urology The construction or reconstruction of a penis as needed by a birth defect, ♀-to- ♂ transsexualism, and accidental or surgical amputation of penis
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

phal·lo·plas·ty

(fal'ō-plas-tē)
Surgical reconstruction of the penis.
[phallo- + G. plastos, formed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012