Abstract Genital injury can occur at any age of life but is most common in the pediatric population. Hair-tourniquets and circumcision procedures are the most common causes of penile injury in children. Foreskin trauma, aside from zipper related injuries, is sparsely reported. We describe the case of an 8-year-old male who presented with foreskin entrapment caused by bathing suit mesh. Management and literature review are discussed.
Young Fall River boy rushed to ER after bathing suit gets caught
Acute Foreskin Strangulation Injury due to Bathing Suit Mesh Entrapment
And with the warm and sunny days come trips to the local swimming pool, beach and lake. Every year at this time something surprising happens to many little tykes sporting their new swimsuit -- it's something that no one talks about, and often leaves parents perplexed as to what is really going on. It is what I lightheartedly call the "mesh monster" in our child care classes. That is, the mesh lining in many swimsuits is simply not a good match for the developing genitals of babies and children, and the results are something we see each year, especially among boys. For boys who are no longer intact i. The friction of a mesh liner can quickly exacerbate irritation, inflammation, callusing, chaffing, soreness, and may even cause blistering.
Myth or Fact: Foreskin Damage From Mesh Swim Trunks
PIN As moms, we pride ourselves on thinking of everything that could go wrong to keep our kids safe. But sometimes the best of us are blindsided by scary, unpredictable accidents -- like the mesh in a bathing suit strangling your son's penis. Terrifying tales of little boys getting hurt at the beach or pool in the most unimaginable way possible are popping up around the country. With some bathing suits, the penis foreskin can get trapped in the tiny little holes of the mesh liner The injury is unbelievably painful and requires immediate attention.
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