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Successful Surgery to Remove 134-pound Scrotum Leaves Patient with Healthy Sexual Organs
Date:8/16/2013

Orange, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013

Warren suffered from a condition called Scrotal Lymphedema by Dr. Gelman at the Center for Reconstructive Urology], and developed a massive scrotum. In 2008, the Las Vegas resident suffered a minor scrotal trauma, and then developed significant swelling. His scrotum continued to grow month by month until his swollen testicle sac extended below his knees and completely engulfed his penis. For the next several years, Warren was unable to find a doctor in Nevada who could treat his condition, and he was advised that surgery by local doctors inexperienced in this surgery would be associated with a very high risk of loss of his penis, testicles, and perhaps his life.

Unable to work, Warren’s medical coverage through Nevada Medicaid refused to pay for surgeons out of state to perform surgery. In desperation, Mr. Warren turned to the media, and his story was featured on the Howard Stern show among others. At that time, his scrotum was estimated to weigh over 100 lbs.

Dr. Joel Gelman, a Reconstructive Urologist who is a leading expert specializing in male urethral, penile, and scrotal reconstructive surgery, was approached by both Mr. Warren and the media and asked to help. However, there was no funding to pay the doctor fees. Therefore, Dr. Gelman and his co-surgeons at UC Irvine offered to perform the surgery for free.

“We have treated this condition successfully in other patients without injury to the penis or testicles. I saw this as an opportunity to help Mr. Warren, and hoped the media attention surrounding his case would create awareness that this condition and other conditions that cause men to suffer such as

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