Zipper injury to penis
- Avulsed penile skin should not be reapplied (invariably becomes necrotic and infected)
- Mineral oil and lidocaine infiltration can be used to free the penile skin
- Wire-cutting or bone-cutting pliers can be used to cut the median bar of the zipper
- Nakagawa, T. and Toguri, A. G. (2006) ‘Penile Zipper Injury’, Medical Principles and Practice, 15(4), pp. 303–304.