In males who have been circumcised, the circumcision scar refers to the scar after a circumcision has healed. In some cases, the scar can be darker-colored, and, in all cases, it will encircle the shaft of the penis.
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... There is some controversy as to what happens to the severed nerves of the foreskin at the scar ... However, pathologists Cold Taylor (1999) report "Histology of the male circumcision scar shows amputation neuromas, Schwann cell proliferation and the ... and are notorious for generating pain." Penile cancer can occur on the scar ...
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