Penetrating trauma to the male external genitalia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Early surgical exploration with conservative debridement and primary repair of injured structures is recommended for most men who sustain penetrating injuries to the external genitalia. Selected patients with superficial injuries can be managed nonoperatively, but delayed wound complications are not uncommon. Although universal precautions are recommended for all patients, the high prevalence of hepatitis B and C in this group reemphasizes their importance. Long-term follow-up in this largely young, mobile, indigent population was poor.

publication date

  • March 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00005373-199803000-00011

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 492

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 44

number

  • 3