chordee


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chordee

 [kor´de]
downward deflection of the penis, due to a congenital anomaly (hypospadias) or to urethral infection.

chor·dee

(kōr'dē),
Bending or curvature of erect penis; either congenital, as associated with hypospadias, or acquired, as in Peyronie disease. Synonym(s): gryposis penis
[Fr. corded]
A condition in which the head of the penis curves upward—dorsad—or downwards—ventrad—at the junction between the head and shaft of the penis; most cases are associated with hypospadias

chordee

Urology A fixed downward curvature of the penis, which may be congenital–eg, hypospadias or acquired–eg, due to gonorrhea

chor·dee

(kōr-dē')
1. Painful erection of the penis in association with gonorrhea or Peyronie disease, with curvature resulting from lack of distensibility of the corpora cavernosa of the urethra.
2. Ventral curvature of the penis, most apparent on erection, as seen in hypospadias due to congenital shortness of the ventral skin and, on rare occasions, in patients with a normally situated meatus.
[Fr. corded]

chordee

Angulation of the penis, when erect, usually as a result of a patch of scar tissue on the undersurface, or from the congenital deformity of HYPOSPADIAS. Chordee can seriously interfere with sexual intercourse. See also PEYRONIE'S DISEASE.
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Regarding other quality of life-impacting postoperative outcomes, we found that self-reported erectile dysfunction was present in 1.2% of the cases, while both chordee and scrotal/perineal pain rates were as low as 6.1% and 9.6%, respectively, with no differences for either HAUS groups (Table 2) or surgical technique groups (Table 3).
Proximal division of the corpus spongiosum associated with Chordee. Paradoxically, these cases have a better outcome.
From Anthyllus, known as the first hypospadias surgeon, to Galen, who underlined the importance of the chordee and to todays Snodgrass, many surgeons have defined hundreds of surgical techniques (2).
Surgical treatment involves correction of chordee that is confirmed by artificial erection and urethroplasty with orthotopic meatus.
In 1st stage, the urethral plate was incised to optimally correct the chordee and widen it which was covered with full thickness skin graft, harvested from prepucial, penile or retro auricular skin.
chordee, epidermal inclusion cysts, excessive skin removal, meatal
On genitourinary examination, chordee (downward curved penis) was seen without hypospadias.
Today, the two-stage hypospadias repair is a commonly used technique repair of proximal penile, penoscrotal and scrotal hypospadias with chordee.2 In the first stage, the penis is straightened, chordee tissue removed and urethral plate is replaced with graft which is prepetiual skin or buccal mucosa.
The detected anomalies were webbed penis, penile torsion, hypospadias, chordee without hypospadias and meatal stenosis.
All the patients had no chordee reported during penile morning erection.
Comprehensive genital and dermatologic examinations should be conducted with attention to hair distribution and any penile deformities that may be present, such as micropenis, chordee, or Peyronie's disease.
The repair of perineal or scrotal or penile types is a real venture when it is accompanied by chordee. So many techniques have been described.