Open Journal of Urology

Volume 5, Issue 8 (August 2015)

ISSN Print: 2160-5440   ISSN Online: 2160-5629

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Giant Penoscrotal Elephantiasis: A Case Report

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DOI: 10.4236/oju.2015.58017    3,484 Downloads   5,031 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

Introduction: To present the histopathological, etiologic aspects and the surgical procedure to treat a penoscrotal elephantiasis. Observation: A 60-year-old patient was referred for a giant scrotum for 30 years. His general status was poor. The scrotum was bulky, posed a cosmetic problem and limited the patient mobility. He underwent a surgical treatment with removal of the mass. Pathology of the specimen was suggestive of either a non specific fibrosis or a benign vascular tumor. Conclusion: Giant scrotum is rare. The treatment is surgical.

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Rimtebaye, K. , Jalloh, M. , Tashkand, A. , Sillong, F. , Niang, L. and Gueye, S. (2015) Giant Penoscrotal Elephantiasis: A Case Report. Open Journal of Urology, 5, 109-113. doi: 10.4236/oju.2015.58017.

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