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Urethral duplication in a 12-year-old child

Published inAfrican journal of paediatric surgery, vol. 8, no. 3, p. 313-316
Publication date2011
Abstract

Urethral duplication is a rare congenital malformation affecting mainly boys. The authors report a case in a Cameroonian child who was diagnosed and managed at the Gynaeco-Obstetric and Paediatric Hospital, Yaounde. The malformation was characterized by the presence of an incontinent epispadic urethra and a normal apical urethra. We describe the difficulties faced in the management of this disorder in a developing country.

Keywords
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Penis/abnormalities/surgery
  • Urethra/abnormalities/radiography
  • Urinary Catheterization
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MOUAFO TAMBO, Faustin F Licien et al. Urethral duplication in a 12-year-old child. In: African journal of paediatric surgery, 2011, vol. 8, n° 3, p. 313–316. doi: 10.4103/0189-6725.91667
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