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"Hiawatha" scrotal reconstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7447275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Total reconstruction of the scrotal sac in a young adult male is described. A normal-appearing scrotum and functional testicles resulted from the two-stage procedure, in which the testicles were first implanted in the thighs, where they developed firm pseudocapsules around themselves, and these fibrous elements were then turned on themselves and sutured together in the second stage to provide a smooth vascular bed for split skin graft coverage. Three-year follow-up reveals normal sperm count.
Authors:
M A Mandel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0148-7043     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1980 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-02-26     Completed Date:  1981-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Male
Scrotum / surgery*
Surgery, Plastic / methods*

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