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Congenital posterior urethral perineal fistulae: a unique form of urethral duplication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8753740     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three unique cases of urethral duplication, often referred to as congenital posterior urethral perineal fistulae, are presented. Presenting signs and symptoms, evaluation, and treatment are discussed, and the literature is reviewed. Although labeled as a fistula in the literature, this entity most likely represents a distinct type of urethral duplication. A functional dorsal urethra separates it from the other forms of urethral duplication.
J R Wagner; M C Carr; S B Bauer; A H Colodny; A B Retik; W H Hendren
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1996 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-26     Completed Date:  1996-09-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / classification*
Child, Preschool
Perineum / abnormalities*
Urethra / abnormalities*

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