Partial Penectomy 741 Preoperative Staging

Patients presenting with penile lesions located on the glans penis with a palpable invasion into the distal tunica albugĂ­nea and corpus cavernosum are amenable to partial penectomy procedures. The preoperative evaluation using MRI to assess the extent of the tumor can aid in the management of these patients as it can demon-

Fig. 7.1 MRI showing a tumor of the glans penis infiltrating into the distal corporal tips. This patient was managed by performing a glansectomy and distal corporectomy strate tumor involvement of the glans penis extending into the distal corporal tips (Fig. 7.1) in which case a glansectomy and distal corporectomy will still preserve penile length.8 However, if the tumor shows a more proximal extension then a conventional partial penectomy is performed.

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