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Newborn With Persistent Cloaca Presenting With Accessory Phallic Urethra and Ambiguous Genitalia.
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PMID:  21334047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Persistent cloaca is a rare urogenital anomaly that can pose significant challenges for adequate diagnosis and management. We describe the case of an infant girl with a cloacal malformation, having a single perineal orifice and an accessory phallic urethra, who presented with ambiguous genitalia at birth. The distal part of the accessory phallic urethra was used to create a mucosa-lined vestibule as a part of the total urogenital sinus mobilization. This technical maneuver allowed a more natural looking, and possibly functioning, vaginal introitus, improving the final cosmetic result.
Authors:
Luis H P Braga; Kaitlyn Whelan; Jorge Demaria; Joao L Pippi-Salle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Urology, McMaster Children's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
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