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Megalourethra: a report of four cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9244129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Megalourethra is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by severe dilatation of the penile urethra. Four cases of congenital megalourethra were seen at Sir Padampat Mother and Child Health Institute, Jaipur, during the last 10 years. Three cases of scaphoid megalourethra had no other associated congenital anomalies and were treat-ed successfully without any complications, while one patient with a fusiform megalourethra had severe associated congenital anomalies and died. These cases are reported with a review of the literature.
A K Sharma; N S Shekhawat; R Agarwal; A Upadhyay; W X Mendoza; M M Harjai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  1997 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-25     Completed Date:  1997-08-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  458-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, S.P.M. Child Health Institute, S.M. S. Medical College, Jaipur-302 004, India.
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MeSH Terms
Dilatation, Pathologic
Fatal Outcome
Infant, Newborn
Penis / abnormalities*
Prune Belly Syndrome / complications
Urethra / abnormalities*

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