All cases of phimosis should be operated upon in infancy, by complete or partial circumcision.
Another co-existing condition with phimosis, very often found, is a shortening of the frenum.
phimosis is an ancient attendant on our inheritance of the prepuce, we being, in fact, born with it; this is the rule.
There was one result of phimosis which, he observed, neither Professor Sayre nor those who contributed to his paper noticed.
The word or term “phimosis” is derived from two Greek roots, signifying “string” and “to tighten,” or “to tie with a string.”
He has employed it in a number of cases of phimosis, at the time unfit for a more radical operation.
It is said to be caused by phimosis, and to be cured by circumcision.
Soft sores are often complicated by phimosis and balanitis, and they frequently lead to infection of the glands in the groin.
A remedy which is almost always successful in small boys is circumcision, especially when there is any degree of phimosis.
phimosis, or narrowness of the opening of the prepuce is nearly always of embryonic origin.
1670s, from Greek phimosis, literally "muzzling," from phimos "a muzzle."
phimosis phi·mo·sis (fī-mō'sĭs, fĭ-)
n. pl. phi·mo·ses (-sēz)
An abnormal constriction of the foreskin that prevents it from being drawn back to uncover the glans penis.