Skin grafting of the penis

Hema J. Thakar, Daniel D. Dugi

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Penile skin loss may occur after trauma, infection, or as a result of surgical resection. This article reviews indications for reconstruction of the penile skin, skin anatomy, and skin graft physiology. Choice of reconstructive options, skin grafting techniques, and complications of skin grafting are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-448
Number of pages10
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2013


  • Fournier gangrene
  • Penile lymphedema
  • Penile reconstruction
  • Penile trauma
  • Skin grafting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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