Smegma

Smegma (synonym prepucialna fat)- Museveni substance of white color that appears inside prepucialna bag on the inner leaf of the foreskin. Smegma is formed from secret prepucialna (tytoniowych) glands, exfoliating, disintegrating epithelium of the foreskin and the glans penis. Smegma contains specific bacterial flora.
The long delay of smegma in prepucialna bag when narrowing of the foreskin (see Phimosis) contributes to inflammation of the mucous membrane prepucialna bag (see Balanitis, balanopostit), and also education of smegma substances with carcinogenic properties, promoting occurrence of a cancer of the penis (see).