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]

chordee

/chor·dee/ (kor´de) downward bowing of the penis, due to a congenital anomaly or to urethral infection.

chordee

[kôr′dē, kôr′dā]
Etymology: Gk, chorde, cord
a congenital defect of the genitourinary tract resulting in a ventral curvature of the penis, caused by presence of a fibrous band of tissue instead of normal skin along the corpus spongiosum. The condition is often associated with hypospadias and is surgically corrected in early childhood. The goals of surgery are to improve the appearance of the genitalia cosmetically for psychological reasons, to construct an organ that allows the boy to void in a standing position, and to produce a sexually adequate organ.
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.

chordee

downward deflection of the penis, due to a congenital anomaly (hypospadias) or to urethral infection.
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Although cases of urethral duplication and penile hypospadias with chordee cases have been reported, we did not find a parameatal cyst in our patient.
The clinician must reevaluate the remaining distal foreskin of these patients closely to avoid scar formation that could result in phimosis or penile chordee.
Treatment should aim at restoring the functional normalcy of the genitourinary tract and correction of the chordee, when present, should be undertaken.
The nine registries contacted the pediatric surgeons who had treated the hypospadias cases, asking them to fill in a succinct questionnaire relating to when operation was planned/ performed, and mark on the diagram the location of hypospadias and degree of chordee.
Androgen receptor levels and 5 alpha-reductase activities in preputial skin and chordee tissue of boys with isolated hypospadias.
Severe chordee is usually diagnosed at birth or during childhood.
Extended urethral mobilization in incised plate urethroplasty for severe hypospadias: A variation in technique to improve chordee correction.
1] Overall, 75% of patients with TH are raised as male; in 80% of these, chordee, hypospadias and cryptorchidism can be seen.
The patient received fistula repair surgery and during the operation, no chordee was observed when the penis was erect (Fig.
Physical examination revealed bilateral normally positioned testes, a normal glans, no chordee, a normal external urethral meatus and an additional opening on the ventral side of the penis.