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glans

 [glanz] (pl. glan´des) (L.)
a small, rounded mass or glandlike body.
glans clito´ridis the erectile tissue on the free end of the clitoris.
glans pe´nis the cap-shaped expansion of the corpus spongiosum at the end of the penis.

glans

, pl.

glan·des

(glanz, glan'dēz), [TA]
A conic or acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]

glans

(glănz)
n. pl. glandes (glăn′dēz)
1. The glans penis.
2. The glans clitoridis.

glans

The flared cap of the penis which, in the normal uncircumcised penis, is covered by the foreskin when the penis is not erect.

glans

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]

glans

The acorn-shaped bulb at the end of the penis or the small piece of erectile tissue at the tip of the CLITORIS. From the Latin word glans , an acorn.

Glans

The cone-shaped tip of the penis.
Mentioned in: Circumcision, Phimosis

glans

, pl. glandes (glanz, glan'dēz) [TA]
A conic or acorn-shaped structure.
[L. acorn]
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The most common indication for revision in the referenced study was urethrostomy stenosis (18%) and deepening of the glans cleft (13%).
The results are good with a fistula rate of 2% and a glans dehiscence rate of 3%.
To the best of our knowledge, the case of glans penis necrosis after implementation of a penile disassembly technique in a patient with Peyronie's disease has not been reported.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Intraoperative photo demonstrating normal, well-vascularised glans (1), corpus spongiosum (2), penile urethra (3), and clamped right cavernosal artery (4).
However, glans penis was most commonly affected site in non-STU too, followed by penis (18.1%) and prepuce (13.9%) - a pattern similar to MGU.
Fine traction sutures were placed in the glans. A ventral midline longitudinal incision was marked from the hypospadias opening to the distal circumcising incision at the coronal level.
The patient presented at the urology clinic with high-grade fever with chills and blackening of the glans with penile swelling and inability to reduce the preputial skin to its normal position after retraction that occurred during a per-urethral catheterization attempt.
Histopathology from the nodule over the glans showed keratinised squamous epithelium in the epidermis, clear zone (grenz zone) under the epidermis with sheets of foamy macrophages laden with AFB in the lamina propria and destroyed nerve bundles (Figure 2A).
When the patient awoke the next morning, he had a generalized skin eruption on his chin, trunk, buttocks, glans penis, and extremities (figure).
Tissue samples of approximately 1cm3 sizes were collected from three different regions - proximal sigmoid flexure (PsF), distal sigmoid flexure (DsF) and glans penis (GsP).
The rate of complications with the use of Plastibell device (PD) are reported to be 2.0-3.0% in some studies.5,6 Plastibell circumcision is largely under vision, almost blood less, least painful and easy to perform, with no tragic complications like traumatic amputation of glans, urethro-cutaneous fistula etc,7,8 which are frequently seen in bone cuter method.