Penile oleogranuloma among Wisconsin Hmong

Department of Urology, Marshfield Clinic-Wausau Center, 2727 Plaza Dr W3C, Wausau, WI 54401, USA.
WMJ: official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin 09/2007; 106(5):270-4.
Source: PubMed


Injection of viscous or semisolid materials into the penile shaft to increase its size, to correct erectile dysfunction, and/or to satisfy a sexual partner has only been sporadically reported in Eastern and Western European and American men. However, this practice appears to be more widespread in the countries of Southeast Asia. We present 3 cases of Hmong patients seen in a urology clinic in Wausau, Wis. We describe the presentation, correction, and difficulties experienced in convincing patients to undergo adequate treatment.

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