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Tight foreskin

MedGen UID:
45872
Concept ID:
C0031538
Finding
Synonyms: Phimoses; Phimosis
SNOMED CT: Phimosis (449826002); Tight prepuce (198006006); Tight foreskin (198006006)

Definition

A condition in which there is constriction in the tip of the foreskin resulting in inability to fully retract the foreskin over the glans penis. Causes include balanoposthitis, balanitis xerotica obliterans, and untreated diabetes. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVTight foreskin

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Kletke SN, Mallipatna A, Mireskandari K, Gallie BL, Ali A
Am J Ophthalmol 2022 Jul;239:130-141. Epub 2022 Feb 13 doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2022.02.001. PMID: 35172168
Charlton OA, Smith SD
Int J Dermatol 2019 Jul;58(7):777-781. Epub 2018 Oct 12 doi: 10.1111/ijd.14236. PMID: 30315576
Hakenberg OW, Dräger DL, Erbersdobler A, Naumann CM, Jünemann KP, Protzel C
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Sep 28;115(39):646-652. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0646. PMID: 30375327Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Kallampallil J, Hennayake S
J Pediatr Urol 2013 Dec;9(6 Pt B):1204-9. Epub 2013 Jul 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.05.022. PMID: 23831473
Obiero W, Young MR, Bailey RC
PLoS One 2013;8(1):e53380. Epub 2013 Jan 21 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053380. PMID: 23349708Free PMC Article
Reddy S, Jain V, Dubey M, Deshpande P, Singal AK
Acta Paediatr 2012 Mar;101(3):e130-3. Epub 2011 Dec 9 doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02534.x. PMID: 22103624
Ruan Y, Qian HZ, Li D, Shi W, Li Q, Liang H, Yang Y, Luo F, Vermund SH, Shao Y
AIDS Patient Care STDS 2009 May;23(5):315-21. doi: 10.1089/apc.2008.0199. PMID: 19335172Free PMC Article
Rajan P, McNeill SA, Turner KJ
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006 Oct;88(6):583-4. doi: 10.1308/003588406X130633. PMID: 17059723Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

La Pera G, De Luca F, Guerani A, Palmieri A, Franco G
Arch Ital Urol Androl 2017 Dec 31;89(4):310-312. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2017.4.310. PMID: 29473383
Raja A, Perry I, Joshi HB
BMJ 2016 Oct 5;355:i4639. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i4639. PMID: 27707732
Obiero W, Young MR, Bailey RC
PLoS One 2013;8(1):e53380. Epub 2013 Jan 21 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053380. PMID: 23349708Free PMC Article
Ramdass MJ, Naraynsingh V, Kuruvilla T, Maharaj D
Trop Med Int Health 2000 Dec;5(12):906-7. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3156.2000.00654.x. PMID: 11169281

Therapy

Kallampallil J, Hennayake S
J Pediatr Urol 2013 Dec;9(6 Pt B):1204-9. Epub 2013 Jul 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.05.022. PMID: 23831473
Reddy S, Jain V, Dubey M, Deshpande P, Singal AK
Acta Paediatr 2012 Mar;101(3):e130-3. Epub 2011 Dec 9 doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02534.x. PMID: 22103624
Ruan Y, Qian HZ, Li D, Shi W, Li Q, Liang H, Yang Y, Luo F, Vermund SH, Shao Y
AIDS Patient Care STDS 2009 May;23(5):315-21. doi: 10.1089/apc.2008.0199. PMID: 19335172Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Kallampallil J, Hennayake S
J Pediatr Urol 2013 Dec;9(6 Pt B):1204-9. Epub 2013 Jul 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.05.022. PMID: 23831473
Reddy S, Jain V, Dubey M, Deshpande P, Singal AK
Acta Paediatr 2012 Mar;101(3):e130-3. Epub 2011 Dec 9 doi: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02534.x. PMID: 22103624

Clinical prediction guides

Kallampallil J, Hennayake S
J Pediatr Urol 2013 Dec;9(6 Pt B):1204-9. Epub 2013 Jul 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.05.022. PMID: 23831473
Rajan P, McNeill SA, Turner KJ
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006 Oct;88(6):583-4. doi: 10.1308/003588406X130633. PMID: 17059723Free PMC Article

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