Penile Skin Zipper Injury

  • Zipper injuries are uncommon.
  • Present with pain, swelling, discoloration
  • Children more affected compared to adults.


  • Distracted, Inattentive Child
  • Zipper closed by the person.


  • It is preferable to remove without surgical intervention.
  • Can be done in Emergency room/ Minor O.T used sedation.
  • Cutting cloth close to Zipper helps.
  • Zipper Local can be cut with various tools to unlock.
  • Surgical intervention under penile block.


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