Hidden or Buried Penis

Content written by Irwin Goldstein MD

OVERVIEW:

A “hidden” or “buried” penis refers to a penile shaft that is buried below the surface of the penile skin and also to a partially or totally obscured penis. It may also be known as an inconspicuous, or concealed penis.

CAUSES:

There are numerous causes of a hidden or a buried penis including congenital, obesity, aging with an overlying fold of abdominal fat and skin, a shortage of penile skin from chronic inflammation, or an overly aggressive circumcision.

TREATMENT:

Surgery

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