Buried penis is a condition where the penis is hidden below the skin and is partially visible or totally invisible. Various other names for this condition are concealed penis or hidden penis.
A buried penis occurs where the shaft of the penis is literally buried under excess fat/ skin, mostly due to obesity and significant weight loss.
- Aging with an overlying fold of abdominal fat and skin.
- Shortage of penile skin.
- Buried penile shaft.
- Chronic inflammation.
- Aggressive circumcision.
- Congenital fat pad at birth.
- Large foreskin.
- Lack of attachments of the penile skin to the shaft.
- Draping of penile skin over the hidden penile shaft.
- Redundant skin lying over the head of the penis.
- Chronic penile skin inflammation due to moisture
- Partially visible penis.
- Totally invisible penis.
- Penis looks normal while standing but very small or buried while sitting/ bending.
- Physical examination.
- Erection analysis.
- Penis measurement (SPL).
A combination of the following:
- Excising of excess lower abdomen and pubis skin/ fat.
- Suturing of penis skin to underlying abdominal muscle.
- Suprapubic excision of excess skin and fat.
- Attachment of the pubic tissues to the erectile chambers.
- Excision of all his damaged penile skin.
- If required, grafting of skin onto the penis.
Effects Of Surgery:
- Dramatic change in the pubic/ genital area appearance and function.
- Boosted self confidence and social esteem.
- Psychological counseling.
- Relationship counseling.
- Puberty counseling.
All above, treatments are finalized taking into consideration the overall health, severity, age and other ailments of the patient.