Normal penile, scrotal, and perineal anatomy with reconstructive considerations

Moira E. Dwyer, Christopher J. Salgado, Deborah J. Lightner

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A broad overview is provided of the normal anatomy of the male genitalia to offer the best surgical outcomes in cases related to congenital abnormalities, trauma, cancer-related extirpation, and aesthetics. Neural and vascular anatomy is discussed in depth due to its critical role in maintaining function and in assuring tissue viability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-188
Number of pages10
JournalSeminars in Plastic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • anatomy
  • corona
  • corpora cavernosa
  • corpora spongiosum
  • Penis
  • phallus
  • reconstruction
  • scrotum
  • testes
  • urethra

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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