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Diphallus: report on six cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23056729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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BACKGROUND: Diphallus is an extremely rare anomaly. Numerous associated genitourinary, gastrointestinal and other anomalies have been described with diphallus. These patients need several investigations, and finally surgical intervention.
CASES PRESENTATION: In this report we discuss six patients with diphallus which evaluated retrospectively. Five patients had complete diphallia, and one had bifid diphallus. Meatus was normal in 3, hypospadiac in 2, and epispadiac in one patient. The most common associated anomaly was bifid scrotum (5 cases), and other common anomalies consisted of bladder duplication (3 cases), imperforate anus (2 cases), and hypospadias (2 cases). Phalloplasty was performed for all but one.
CONCLUSION: All the patients with urethral duplication have to be evaluated carefully because of the high incidence of other systemic anomalies.
Authors:
Ali-Reza Mirshemirani; Naser Sadeghyian; Leila Mohajerzadeh; Hojat Molayee; Parand Ghaffari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Iranian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  20     ISSN:  2008-2142     ISO Abbreviation:  Iran J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  2012-10-12     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101274724     Medline TA:  Iran J Pediatr     Country:  Iran    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Surgery Research Center, Mofid Children's Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.
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