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Prenatal diagnosis of hypospadias.
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PMID:  8908584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite the fact that hypospadias is one of the most common congenital abnormalities of the genitalia, it is often missed on prenatal sonograms. In this paper, sonographic findings of six fetuses who were prospectively suspected to have hypospadias are presented. Of the six patients, isolated hypospadias was found in three, hypospadias with chordee in two, and isolated chordee in one. Additional malformations were present in four of the six fetuses. Sonographic findings of fetal hypospadias are described, and the embryology, anatomy, and associated abnormalities are discussed.
D Sides; R B Goldstein; L Baskin; B C Kleiner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0278-4297     ISO Abbreviation:  J Ultrasound Med     Publication Date:  1996 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-04     Completed Date:  1997-02-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211547     Medline TA:  J Ultrasound Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  741-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0738, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Abnormalities / embryology,  ultrasonography
Fetal Diseases / embryology,  ultrasonography*
Hypospadias / embryology,  ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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