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PENILE SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA, CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURES

Issam Merdan

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2007 Volume: 13 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-4
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Penile tumors represent a difficult diagnostic and therapeutic issue to solve, mainly because of their psychological implications. The diagnosis may be delayed because many patients tend to disregard early asymptomatic lesions. Circumcision soon after birth confers almost complete immunity against carcinoma of the penis. Later circumcision does not seem to have the same effect, and Moslems circumcised between the ages of 4 and 9 years are still liable to the disease1.