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Hypospadias

Hypospadias

When in a male child opening of the urethra is not on the tip of the penis but on its ventral surface, it is known as hypospadias. Hypospadias is common and doesn't cause difficulty in caring for your infant. Surgery usually restores the normal appearance of your child's penis. With successful treatment of hypospadias, most males can have normal urination and reproduction. In most cases, the opening of the urethra is within the head of the penis. Less often, the opening is at the middle or the base of the penis. Rarely, the opening is in or beneath the scrotum.

The type of hypospadias a boy has depends on the location of the opening of the urethra:

  • Subcoronal:
    • The opening of the urethra is located somewhere near the head of the penis.
  • Midshaft:
    • The opening of the urethra is located along the shaft of the penis.
  • Penoscrotal:
    • The opening of the urethra is located where the penis and scrotum meet.

In most of the cases of hypospadias penis bent downwards (chordae). This is a correctable deformity and requires plastic surgery that is planned usually at or after 1 year of the age of the child.




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