Epidermal inclusion cyst of the penis after urethroplasty causing an urethro-cutaneous fistula: a first case report

A. Giambanco, M. Pensabene, M. Giuffrè, M. Cimador
  • A. Giambanco
    Pediatric Urology, Dept. Of Science for Health Promotion and Mother & Child Care, Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
  • M. Pensabene
    Pediatric Urology, Dept. Of Science for Health Promotion and Mother & Child Care, Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
  • M. Giuffrè
    Pediatric Urology, Dept. Of Science for Health Promotion and Mother & Child Care, Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
  • M. Cimador
    Pediatric Urology, Dept. Of Science for Health Promotion and Mother & Child Care, Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy | marcello.cimador@unipa.it

Abstract

Penile epidermal cysts are uncommon. We report a pediatric case of epidermal inclusion cyst of the penis after urethroplasty, responsible of the appearance of an urethro-cutaneous fistula. In our opinion, surgical excision of epidermal inclusion cyst after urethroplasty must be performed as quickly as possible to avoid occurrence of postoperative complications.

Keywords

Epidermal cyst, hypospadias, urethra-cutaneous fistula, pediatric

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