CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2012; 45(03): 563-565
DOI: 10.4103/0970-0358.105979
Case Report
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Congenital urethrocutaneous fistula: Case report with review of literature

Ankur Bhatnagar
Department of Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
Vijai Upadhyaya
Department of Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
Basant Kumar
Department of Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
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We are presenting two cases of congenital urethrocutaneous fistula on ventral penile shaft. Congenital urethral fistula is an extremely rare, but easily manageable anomaly that may be confused with hypospadias. Awareness of the entity will avoid complications. This condition may be associated with other anomalies like congenital hernias and anorectal malformations. Treatment of this entity is individualized according to site of fistula, associated anomalies and condition of the distal urethra. All the principles of hypospadias surgery should be strictly followed.

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