What is a scrotoplasty?
Scrotoplasty is a term that refers to surgery to either repair an existing scrotum or to form a new scrotum. The scrotum is the sac of skin and muscle that protects the testicles in a male.
Who needs scrotoplasty?
Some children are born with a defect called penoscrotal webbing or tethering, which is part of a category of defect known as buried penis. In this condition, the scrotum is attached to the penis by a longer-than-usual stretch of skin. The age for this kind of surgery is usually six to 12 months.