Two case reports of unusual phimosis in rhesus monkeys (Macaca Mulatta)

J Med Primatol. 2019 Feb;48(1):58-60. doi: 10.1111/jmp.12367. Epub 2018 Oct 30.


Phimosis is the inability of the penis to protrude from the prepuce. In the present report, we present two cases of phimosis in two rhesus monkeys. Surgical enlargement of preputial orifice was performed for unrestricted movement of penis. The exact cause of this condition is unknown to us.

Keywords: prepuce; preputial stenosis; primate.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Macaca mulatta*
  • Male
  • Monkey Diseases / surgery*
  • Phimosis / veterinary*
  • Treatment Outcome