hypospadia


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hypospadia

, hypospadias (hī″pō-spā′dē-ă) (-ăs) [″ + span, to draw]
1. An abnormal congenital opening of the male urethra upon the undersurface of the penis.
2. A urethral opening into the vagina.

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Hypospadia in a calf. By permission from Blowey RW, Weaver AD, Diseases and Disorders of Cattle, Mosby, 1997
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2)-(7) Here, we report a successful case of the prenatal diagnosis of a penoscrotal hypospadia in the early second trimester of pregnancy.
Although cases of urethral duplication and penile hypospadias with chordee cases have been reported, we did not find a parameatal cyst in our patient.
Boys < 2 years of age with isolated hypospadias or cryptorchidism were recruited from pediatric surgery outpatient and pre-operative assessment clinics at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom, between 2010 and 2012.
Of the 55 patients who received complete two-stage hypospadias repair and agreed to participate in the study, nineteen patients had acceptable HOSE scores and 36 patients had non-acceptable scores.
Prevalence of hypospadias in grandsons of women exposed to diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy: a multigenerational national cohort study.
A UK researcher said it may help explain why hypospadias runs in families.
horseshoe kidney, hypospadias, undescended testes), congenital aniridia, WAGR syndrome (aniridia, mental retardation, genito-urinary abnormalities), congenital hemihypertrophy, Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, and Denys-Drash syndrome (renal disease, pseudo-hermaphroditism).
Anomalies associated with urachal remnants such as vesicoureteral reflux, meatal stenosis, hypospadias, umbilical and inguinal hernias, cryptorchidism, anal atresia, omphalocele and crossed renal ectopia are rare, but should also be considered.
Average sperm count appears to be steadily declining, and there are rising rates of male genital birth defects such as hypospadias, a condition in which the urethra does not develop properly.
If used in the first three months, chemicals in the repellents could increase the risk of hypospadias by 81%, it found.