Concealed Penis alter Circumcision: Is It Beneficial in Lowering Uropathogenic Colonization in Penile Skin and Preventing Recurrence of Febrile Urinary Tract Infections?

Ozkidik M., Telli O., Hamidi N., Bagci U., Huseyinov A., Kayis A., ...More

UROLOGY JOURNAL, vol.17, no.2, pp.164-168, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.22037/uj.v0i0.5192
  • Journal Name: UROLOGY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-168
  • Keywords: circumcision, colonization, glans, urethral, urinary tract infection, CHILDREN, RATES, BOYS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Purpose: To discuss whether concealed penis after circumcision lowers perimeatal urethral and glanular sulcus uropathogenic bacterial colonization in healthy boys with no urinary tract problems and prevents attacks of febrile urinary tract infections in non-healthy boys with defined urinary tract abnormalities.