Medical Must-See: Rare case of penile hair tourniquet syndrome

The condition can cause a clinical appearance that mimics balanitis.

When an 11-month-old baby boy was brought to ED with complaints of penile problems, doctors in Pakistan were not expecting to encounter a rare condition requiring a two-staged surgical repair.

The baby presented with abnormal-looking glans “hanging by a narrow pedicle”, which his father had noticed the day before.