Meatal Stenosis


Genital disorders are commonly encountered in the office of the primary care physician. [1Meatal stenosis is a relatively common acquired condition with a symptomatic presentation that occurs in 9-10% of males who are circumcised; the frequency may be as high as 20% after circumcision if the condition is defined as a meatal diameter of less than 5 French. [2]

Meatal stenosis is typically characterized by an upward-deflected, difficult-to-aim urinary stream and, rarely, by dysuria and urgent, frequent, and prolonged urination. Surgical meatotomy or meatoplasty is normally curative.

For patient education resources, see the Men's Health Center, as well as Foreskin Problems and Circumcision.

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Etiketler : Meatal Stenosis