Penile epidermal inclusion cyst: the importance of surgical care

Penile epidermal inclusion cyst: the importance of surgical care Eur J Plast Surg (2015) 38:85–86 DOI 10.1007/s00238-014-0991-z LETTER TO THE EDITOR Kadri Ozer & Ozlem Colak Aslan & Ali Cetinkaya & Koray Gursoy & Ugur Kocer Received: 22 June 2014 /Accepted: 30 June 2014 /Published online: 27 July 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014 Sir, circumcised, and the complication rates are between 0.2 and Male circumcision is one of the oldest surgical procedures 2 % and are usually minor [2]. In contrast, circumcisions done known in the world and probably the most common minor by inexperienced staff in unsuitable settings may result in operation performed in new-born boys, particularly in the serious complications. Islamic and Jewish communities [1, 2]. Although it is a safe Penile epidermal cysts are uncommon benign and asymp- tomatic lesions. The growing phase of these lesions is mostly and simple procedure, as with any surgical technique, there is the potential risk of complications. Approximately, 0.2 to 3 % slow that makes these lesions to be found in adult ages after of patients undergo a subsequent operative procedure after circumcision [3]. While reviewing the English literature, it is circumcision [1]. We present a paediatric case of epidermal seen that only five cases of penile epidermal cyst European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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