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Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014, Page: 46-49
Penoscrotal Elephantiasis, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Care: Case Series and Literature Review
S. Mellas, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of FEZ, MOROCCO
O. Riyach, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
M. Ahsaini, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
Y. Ahallal, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
M. F. Tazi, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
J. E. El Ammari, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
A. Khallouk, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
M. J. El Fassi, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
M. H. Farih, Department of urology, Hassan II University Hospital Center -FEZ, MOROCCO
Received: Mar. 26, 2014;       Accepted: May 13, 2014;       Published: Jun. 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140203.13      View  3310      Downloads  180
Abstract
Background: Penoscrotal Elephantiasis is a rare disease outside areas where filariasis is endemic. It is a benign disease but can become disabling in that it can make sexual relations difficult and sometimes even affect urination. We report four cases of primitive penoscrotal elephantiasis treated with complete surgical resection of pathological tissue and penoscrotal reconstruction, with good functional and aesthetic results. We update, through our own experience and a review of the literature, aspects of the diagnostic and therapeutic care of penoscrotal elephantiasis.
Keywords
Elephantiasis, Filariasis, Penoscrotal Reconstruction
To cite this article
S. Mellas, O. Riyach, M. Ahsaini, Y. Ahallal, M. F. Tazi, J. E. El Ammari, A. Khallouk, M. J. El Fassi, M. H. Farih, Penoscrotal Elephantiasis, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Care: Case Series and Literature Review, Journal of Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2014, pp. 46-49. doi: 10.11648/j.js.20140203.13
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