Penile hypoplasia associated with anorectal malformation: What should we call this condition?

Authors

  • Chikako Nakata Urology
  • Eiji Hisamatsu
  • Atsunori Muraki
  • Motofumi Tajima
  • Kaoru Yoshino

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46831/jpas.v2i1.112

Keywords:

Anorectal malformations, Aphallia, Cloaca

Abstract

Background: Urogenital abnormalities are common in patients with anorectal malformations (ARM). The wide spectrum of urogenital abnormalities and ARM sometimes make it difficult to name the conditions simply.

Case Presentation: We experienced a case of penile hypoplasia associated with the urethrorectal communication.

Conclusion: From the viewpoint of urogenital anomalies, we might call this condition “aphallia variant” or “absent penis spectrum”. On the other hand, from the viewpoint of ARM, we might call this condition “male posterior cloaca” or “partial urorectal septum malformation sequence”. More important than naming them is understanding the clinical conditions precisely.

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Published

2022-03-01

How to Cite

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Nakata C, Hisamatsu E, Muraki A, Tajima M, Yoshino K. Penile hypoplasia associated with anorectal malformation: What should we call this condition?. J Pediatr Adolesc Surg [Internet]. 2022Mar.1 [cited 2022Aug.7];2(1). Available from: http://jpedas.org/ojs/index.php/jpedas/article/view/jpas-112
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