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Foreskin Problems (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Phimosis and Paraphimosis.

MedscapeReference.com. Phimosis, Adult Circumcision, and Buried Penis.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Paul A Alleyne, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. Coauthor(s): Jacob W Ufberg, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine


Last Editorial Review: 2/1/2012

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