Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 3

Buried Penis - A Hidden Problem in Obese Children

Ab Ahad Wani1, Aamir Shafi1, Haseeb Mohammad2 and Shams UL Bari3*

1Department of General Medicine, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science, Medical College, Bemina Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), India
2Department of Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), India
3Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Skims Medical College, Bemina, Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), India

*Corresponding Author: Shams UL Bari, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Skims Medical College, Bemina, Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), India.

Received: January 25, 2022; Published: February 11, 2022


Buried penis is a condition that can affect boys and adult men. In this condition, the penis is of normal size but is hidden under the skin of the abdomen, thigh, or scrotum. We report a case of a 12 year old obese boy who was brought by his parents to primary care physician with concern of inability to visualize his penis few years after the religious circumcision.

Keywords: Buried Penis; Children; Skin


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Citation: Shams UL Bari., et al. “Buried Penis - A Hidden Problem in Obese Children”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.3 (2022): 33-35.


Copyright: © 2022 Shams UL Bari., et al.. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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