hypospadias


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hypospadias

(ˌhaɪpəˈspeɪdɪəs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a congenital condition in which the opening of the urethra is situated on the underside of the penis instead of at its tip
[C19: from Greek hupospadias man with hypospadia, from hypo- + spadias, prob from spadōn eunuch]
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Noun1.hypospadias - an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Translations

hy·po·spa·di·as

[MIM*146450]
n. hipospadias, anomalía congénita de la uretra masculina que consiste en el cierre incompleto de la cara ventral de la uretra en distintos grados de longitud. (En la mujer la uretra tiene salida a la vagina.)

hypospadias

n hipospadias m
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In MAIS, patient presents with underdeveloped genitalia, hypospadias, gynecomastia and normal or impaired fertility.3
Hypospadias is one of the most common congenital urologic conditions and may be increasing in both incidence and severity.
Hypospadias is defined as an arrest in normal development of the urethra, foreskin, and ventral aspect of the penis.
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Patients with PAIS present with a predominantly male phenotype with hypospadias or a predominantly female phenotype with cliteromegaly and/or posterior labial fusion, ambiguous genitalia and variable degrees of gynecomastia at puberty.
"They also suggest an explanation for why disorders of placental insufficiency can lead to hypospadias and other abnormalities of growth of the male external genitalia." (ANI)
Objective: To compare the urethroplasty with and without stent for hypospadias in terms of frequency of postoperative urethrocutaneous fistula formation.
Currently, Dr Hyun is a clinical associate professor at NYU School of Medicine,where she treats urologic conditions in children younger than 18 years old, including circumcisions, hypospadias repairs that reposition the urethra, inguinal hernia repair to prevent the intestine from pushing into the groin as well as removal of growths, including tumors and urinary stones that can cause blockage and pain.
Frequently, penile duplication presents with penile anomalies such as hypospadias, epispadias, and a rudimentary penis (1-7).
This edition is in full color and has new chapters on robotics, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and sexually transmitted diseases in adolescence, as well as new and updated content on robotic surgery, ultrasound, congenital anomalies, reflux, urinary tract infection, hypospadias, hydronephrosis, disorders of sex development, undescended testes, and hernia and hydroceles.