Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 279-284
Bioline Code: rm16037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2016, pp. 279-284
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Aphallia: Report of three cases and literature review|
Amiri, Fereshteh Talebpour; Ghabaee, Davood Nasiry Zarrin; Naeimi, Ramezan Ali; Seyedi, Seyed Javad & Mousavi, Seyed Abdollah
Background: Aphallia or penile agenesis is a rare malformation accompanying with no phallus. This anomaly is extremely rare with abnormality of urogenital system and psychological consequences. Its outbreak is estimated 1 out of 10-30 million births.
Case: Reviewing 3 cases of male external genitalia agenesis, which associated with multiple anomalies of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and genitourinary system.
Conclusion: Aphallia has psychosocial consequences and a guarded prognosis. This study showed that if the kidney failure is due to its obstruction, these patients will be born in more favorable conditions and the future treatment measures will be directed to keep the external genitalia (male) through timely diagnosis and prenatal surgery and timely bladder drainage.
Aphallia; Development of phallus; Associated anomalies
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