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4 cases are reported in whom an accidental or iatrogenic near complete slow amputation of the penis at the corona glandis was observed at first presentation. A representative case is presented in detail with illustrations showing the surgical repair carried out. The future erectile ability of this reconstructed phallus is speculated upon.
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Accepted: March 5, 1993
Received: December 9, 1992
© 1993 The British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc.