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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 198-200

Desire for penile girth enhancement and the effects of the self-injection of hyaluronic acid gel


1 Department of Urology, Acibadem School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Acibadem School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Enis Rauf Coskuner
Department of Urology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Acibadem Health Group, Acibadem Bakirkoy Hospital, Halit Ziya Usakligil Cad. No:1, Bakirkoy 34140, Istanbul
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.101382

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Penile girth enhancement is a controversial subject but demands for enhancement are increasing steadily. Although various fillers have been widely used for soft tissue augmentation, there is no reliable material for this particular situation. Here we report a case of an acute hypersensitivity reaction in a man after his first self-injection of a filler material, which, he claimed, was hyaluronic acid gel for penile girth enhancement and glans penis augmentation.


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