Perineal area

Perineal area

The genital area between the vulva and anus in a woman, and between the scrotum and anus in a man.
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It includes the assessment of the vulva, perineal area and vaginal canal by manual examination.
Most commonly-diabetes, hypertension, cigarette smoking, high cholesterol, neurological diseases like Parkinson's disease or depression, trauma to perineal area or previous surgeries are the underlying causes of ED.
The first sign of anal sac cancer in cats is usually ulceration and discharge from the perineal area (tissue around the anus), according to a study in JAVMA that looked at apocrine gland anal sac adenocarcinomas (anal sac cancer).
It may be tunneled medially to cover the skin defect of the scrotum and perineal area. This flap is easier to raise and less bulky than the gracilis muscle flap.
Excision with full-thickness skin grafting of the penis, scrotum, and perineal area. J Dermatol Case Rep 2016;10:32-4.
She did not feel any masses in the perineal area. Genital examination was performed.
Surgical Technique: Patient was positioned in a supine position with elevation of lower back to ensure good access to the perineal area and legs hanging from above in squatting position.
These include patients with facial or ulcerated hemangiomas, lesions that could threaten vision or the airway, those associated with other anomalies, or lesions in the perineal area or lumbosacral area, he added.
Wash perineal area with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) dilution in water.
(4) Lockwood described 4 locations of distal gubernacular attachment: pubic area, superficial inguinal area, saphenous area, and perineal area. (5)
The child's mother, who was near the end of a pregnancy, also had a generalized rash, which included the perineal area. Identifying the cause of the rash was important to determine whether administration of varicella zoster immune globulin was indicated to prevent neonatal varicella (1).
It may arise from traumatic lesions or infections of perineal area. Delayed presentation is a common feature of advanced lesions.