Vol. 46 (4): 519-522, July – August, 2020

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2020.99.06


Jacob Robert Stephen 1, Frank N. Burks 1
1 Department of Urology, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA


Obesity is increasing in prevalence worldwide and an increasingly commonly encountered condition is adult acquired buried penis (AABP). We review the current management of AABP and relevant literature. Management of AABP requires a combination of genitourinary reconstructive techniques and plastic surgery techniques that are unique to this condition. We offer our experience and tips and tricks for the treatment of AABP.

Keywords: Penis; Obesity; Urethral Stricture

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