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epispadias

 [ep″ĭ-spa´de-as]
a congenital malformation with absence of the upper wall of the urethra; it occurs in both sexes, but more commonly in the male, with the urethral opening somewhere on the dorsum of the penis. adj., adj epispa´diac, epispa´dial.
Epispadias. From Dorland's, 2000.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·spa·di·as

(ep'i-spā'dē-ăs),
A malformation in which the urethra opens on the dorsum of the penis; frequently associated with exstrophy of the bladder.
[epi- + G. spaō, to tear or gouge]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

epispadias

Hyperspadias Urology A congenital defect in the dorsal urethra, resulting in an opened upper meatal orifice. Cf. Hypospadias
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ep·i·spa·di·as

(ep'i-spā'dē-ăs)
A malformation in which the urethra opens on the dorsum of the penis; frequently associated with exstrophy of the bladder.
[epi- + G. spaō, to tear or gouge]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epispadias

A congenital abnormality of the penis, in which the urine tube (URETHRA) opens on the upper surface. Sometimes the opening is right back near the root, causing difficulties with urination and infertility. Surgical reconstruction is possible.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The bladder extrophy and epispadias complex represents an additional challenge.
Special strategies are necessary for children who have been sexually abused children with myelodysplasia, those who have undergone urological surgery, and boys with epispadias or classic exstrophy.
(3) treated four young adult male patients with classic bladder exstrophy and complete epispadias. All patients were continent after ileocystoplasty, bladder neck reconstruction and abdominal wall closure with flaps.
Transureteroureteostomy, ureteroneocystostomy, gastrocystoplasty and epispadias repair was performed at 4 years of age after failed repairs.
There were 5 cases of hypospadias (14), 2 cases of hydro ureteronephrosis, one case of epispadias, ambiguous genitalia and dystrophic kidney each.
Practical observations on those malformations of the male urethra and penis, termed hypospadias and epispadias, and epispadias, with an anomalous case.
Uretra anomalilcri daha cok arka uretra valvleri, hipospadias, epispadias ve uretral divertikuller olarak karsimiza cikarken megalouretra oldukca nadirdir ve ilgili yayinlar daha cok olgu sunumlan ya da kQctik seriler halindedirler.
The most commonly identified BDs in this study were hypospadias and/or epispadias and obstructive genitourinary defects; each was identified in more than 13,000 newborns.
It also causes reduced AGD, retained nipples, and low incidence of epispadias (1:13).
This anomaly may be accompanied by various pathological conditions including hypospadias epispadias anterior urethral valve lacuna manga prostatic urethral polyps megalo-urethra syringocele (dilated Cowper gland) and congenital urethral fistula.5
Single-donor fibrin sealant for repair of urethrocutaneous fistulae following multiple hypospadias and epispadias repairs.