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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-124

A surprise during hypospadias repair: A rare case of urethral duplication with review of literature


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mamatha Basavaraju
C Block-14, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science Hospital Quarters, Kalapet, Puducherry
India
S K Pavithra
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrsm.jcrsm_57_17

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Urethral duplication (UD) is a rare congenital anomaly mainly affecting boys. This article highlights a case of UD which was incidentally diagnosed during hypospadias repair. It was an incomplete UD with an accessory channel opening orthotopically and primary urethral opening being hypospadiac. The patient underwent glansplasty and excision of distal septum between the two urethrae to make it into a single channel following which he was asymptomatic.


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