paraphimosis


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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 Painful constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin, which has been retracted behind the corona.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

/para·phi·mo·sis/ (-fi-mo´sis) retraction of phimotic foreskin, causing a painful swelling of the glans, sometimes progressing to dry gangrene.

paraphimosis

[per′əfīmō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, para + phimoein, to muzzle
a condition characterized by an inability to replace the foreskin in its normal position after it has been retracted behind the glans penis. Caused by a narrow or inflamed foreskin, the condition may lead to gangrene. Circumcision may be required. Compare phimosis.
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Paraphimosis

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Painful constriction of the glans penis by a phimotic foreskin that has been retracted behind the corona.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

paraphimosis

inability to retract the penis because of its swollen state, or because of constriction of the preputial orifice.
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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.
The decision to treat paraphimosis conservatively or surgically depends to a large extent on the clinical signs and duration of the condition.
Several authors [2,4,6,1,5] have pointed out that paraphimosis is mostly due to erection and is therefore seen after semen collection or copulation, particularly in young male dogs.
Only 1 patient in a series by Fetsch and colleagues developed a similar lesion with longstanding neglected paraphimosis.