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paraphimosis

 [par″ah-fi-mo´sis]
retraction of a phimotic foreskin, causing swelling of the glans.
Paraphimosis. From Copstead and Banasik, 2000.

par·a·phi·mo·sis

(par'ă-fī-mō'sis),
1. Painful constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin, which has been retracted behind the corona.
2.
[para- + G. phimosis]

paraphimosis

Urology The inability to pull the retracted foreskin–in an uncircumcised ♂–over the head of the penis Etiology Inflammation and stenosis of foreskin, due to infection and poor personal hygiene; it may follow direct trauma to the area, resulting in swelling

par·a·phi·mo·sis

(par'ă-fī-mō'sis)
Painful constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin that has been retracted behind the corona. It can occur after male catheterization if the foreskin is not pulled back over the corona.
[para- + G. phimosis]

paraphimosis

Constriction of the neck of the bulb (GLANS) of the penis, following retraction of a very tight foreskin (PREPUCE), of such degree as to interfere with the return of blood by the veins. The gland and prepuce become greatly swollen and the condition worsens. Treatment involves compressing the glans so that the prepuce can be pulled forward. This may be assisted by injection of an enzyme, hyaluronidase, to aid the dispersion of OEDEMA fluid. Later CIRCUMCISION is indicated.

Paraphimosis

The entrapment of a retracted foreskin behind the coronal sulcus, a groove that separates the shaft and head of the penis.
Mentioned in: Phimosis
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The animal recovered uneventfully and recurrence of paraphimosis or any other penile abnormalities were not observed during a six month follow up period.
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The present study suggests that acute paraphimosis in adolescent ram can be therapeutically managed with prompt institution of rational therapy alongwith antibiotic, NSAID and proteolytic enzyme.
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While IMC does not protect "the neonate, infant or young child" from "HIV and HPV," the benefits of IMC begin early in life, not just "when the male becomes sexually active." Benefits include protection against urinary tract infections, (6) penile inflammation, inferior hygiene, phimosis, and paraphimosis. (2,7) Such protections continue through life and in adulthood are supplemented by protection against oncogenic HPVs, genital herpes, some other sexually transmitted infections, candida, penile cancer, prostate cancer, (2,7) and in women cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections and bacterial vaginosis.
To be included in the study, patients had to be male, [greater than or equal to]7 years old (children with intact prepuce requiring circumcision for religious or cultural reasons), and have medical indications for circumcision, such as phimosis, paraphimosis and balanoprothitis.
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