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The Scientific World Journal / 2005 / Article

Case Study | Open Access

Volume 5 |Article ID 924580 | 2 pages |

Case Report: A Novel Solution to Penile Zipper Injury—The Needle Holder

Received06 Feb 2005
Accepted24 Mar 2005


Penile injuries are relatively uncommon[1]. The crush injury mediated by entrapment of the skin between the teeth and fastener of a zipper mechanism has been described[2,3]. It is seen more commonly in uncircumcised children than adults[4]. A number of treatment methods have been mentioned in the literature[5,6]. An adult case presentation and novel method of management using two small needle holders is illustrated.

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