Drogosis Achillefs Urological Surgeon Athens Greece

PARAPHIMOSIS

parafimosiParaphimosis is the condition where the foreskin cannot be stretched back to its normal position after the glans has been fully exposed.

Causes

It may result from:

  • Long-term backwards retraction of the foreskin
  • Presence of phimosis

Paraphimosis complications

It forms a constrictive ring around the penis and may result in ischemia and tissue death (necrosis).

Treatment

It constitutes an emergency requiring immediate treatment by an urologist.