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A case of virilised female with urethral duplication and valve formation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15185165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a female (chromosomal 46 XX) with a complex congenital urogenital malformation. Caesarian section was performed at the 30th gestational week due to hydrops fetalis and polyhydramnion. Clinical and radiological evaluation demonstrated a complex urogenital malformation with an enlarged penoclitoral organ, urethral duplication, and concomitant malformations. The girl presented with a female urethra with a vaginal orificium as well as a male urethra culminating in a microphallus. Additionally, a urethral valve formation just cranial to the bifurcation of the male and female urethra was also present. Due to concomitant diseases, a complicated clinical course and recurrent urinary tract infections, the final operative correction resulting in a female phenotype, was performed at the age of 2 (1/2) years as a single-stage procedure.
Authors:
F-M Haecker; A Locher; D von Schweinitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  2004 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-08     Completed Date:  2004-10-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. frankmartin.haecker@ukbb.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hypospadias / genetics,  surgery
Karyotyping
Laparotomy
Male
Pseudohermaphroditism / genetics,  surgery
Urethra / abnormalities*

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