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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-53

Congenital anterior penile isolated urethrocutaneous fistula: A case report


Department of Paediatric Surgery, King George Medical University, Lucknow, UP, India

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Kumar Abdul Rashid
Department of Paediatric Surgery, King George Medical University, Lucknow - 226 003, UP
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.41640

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Urethrocutaneous fistula is a common complication after hypospadias repair. If congenital, it is usually associated with other genitourinary and gastrointestinal anomalies. Isolated congenital urethral fistula is a very rare anomaly. We present a 4-year old circumcised boy with this unusual anomaly. Etiology, embryology, and management are discussed. We emphasize meticulous clinical examination for the diagnosis and to rule out other associated anomalies.


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