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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 140-3

Developmental anomalies associated with hypospadias.


Department of Paediatric Surgery, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

Correspondence Address:
B K Kulkarni
Department of Paediatric Surgery, K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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Hundred and thirty patients with hypospadias were studied between 1983 and 1990, with an aim of analysing the associated anomalies in these patients. Urogenital anomalies were observed in 30% and extra-urogenital anomalies were noted in 16%. Undescended testis was the most frequently seen anomaly, having been noted in 6.9% of 130 cases. Vesico-ureteral reflux was present in 5.4% and inguinal hernia in 3.8%. The incidence of these anomalies increased in proportion to the severity of penile deformity. The present article emphasizes the need for systemic urological and endocrinal examination, especially in severe cases of hypospadias.






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