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urethral duplication

Hanisha Patel, Christopher Watterson, Jeanne S Chow
A 3-month-old premature male infant with imperforate anus and hypospadias underwent contrast-enhanced voiding urosonography (ceVUS) followed by voiding cystourethrography (VCUG). Images from the ceVUS demonstrated a distinct linearity arising dorsally from the posterior urethra that partially opacified with contrast. VCUG confirmed a urethral duplication. To our knowledge, this exceedingly rare anomaly has yet to be reported by ceVUS.
December 1, 2017: Clinical Imaging
Murat Uçar, Ahsen Karagözlü Akgül, Nizamettin Kılıç, Emin Balkan
BACKGROUND: Urethral duplication and megalourethra are rare urethral anomalies. However, the concomitance of urethral duplication and double megalourethra has not been reported previously. CASE REPORT: A newborn was presented with penile swelling during voiding. Physical examination revealed a retractable foreskin and two external meatus of a double urethra. Retrograde urethrography demonstrated two complete megalourethras. Urethro-urethrostomy and urethroplasty were performed when the patient was 10 months old...
December 1, 2017: Balkan Medical Journal
Dimitrios Sfoungaris, Ioannis Valioulis, Magdalini Mitroudi, Ioannis Patoulias, Christina Panteli
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September 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
Mohammed Alae Touzani, Othmane Yddoussalah
Urethral duplications are extremely rare congenital malformations. The most used classification is that of Effmann and Lebowitz, describing 6 types of urethral duplications. The under type IIA2-Y is one of the most rare duplications corresponding to duplicated urethra originating from the bladder neck and extending toward the ectopic perineal or anal insertion. We here report the case of a 32 year patient, with no previous personal history, suffering from urinary leakage during and after urination since childhood...
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
Antonio Macedo, Sérgio Leite Ottoni, Marcela Leal da Cruz, Jorge Antonio Pompermaier, Maria Isabel S Silva, Riberto Liguori, Gilmar Garrone
INTRODUCTION: Y-type urethral duplication describes the condition in which a functional urethra is implanted in the rectum, and there is also a dysplastic topic urethra which produces mostly urinary dribbling. These patients are at risk of urinary tract complications and UTI. We aimed to present the surgical steps of a case treated by ASTRA approach in which we separated the urethra from the rectum and created a perineal urethrostomy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We treated a 5-month-old boy with Y-type (IIA-2) urethral duplication, in whom the orthotopic urethra was patent just in the penile segment...
November 10, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Antonio Macedo, Marcela Leal da Cruz, João Luiz Gomes Parizi, Gustavo Marconi Caetano Martins, Riberto Liguori, Sérgio Leite Ottoni, Bruno Leslie, Gilmar Garrone
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Urethral duplication is a rare congenital anomaly, with roughly 200 cases reported in the literature (1). It is more frequent in males, with few cases reported in females. The clinical presentation differs according to the anatomical variant present. The duplication most commonly occurs in the sagittal plane with one urethra located ventrally and the other dorsally (2). Usually the ventral urethra is the more functional of both. Duplications occurring in the coronal plane are quite rare and they are usually associated with bladder duplication (3)...
October 24, 2017: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
Ferzine Mohamed, Susan Jehangir
Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUTs) occur in 3-6 per 1000 live births, accounting for most cases of paediatric end-stage kidney disease.(1) However, the molecular basis of CAKUT and anomalies of the external genitalia is poorly understood. We, herein, describe a case with left recurrent epididymo-orchitis with a coexistent urethral duplication and an ectopic ureter with an ipsilateral non-functioning kidney, which is, to the best of our knowledge, the first reported case of its kind...
September 19, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
Devin N Patel, Cynthia S Fok, George D Webster, Jennifer T Anger
To review systematically the literature on female urethral injuries associated with pelvic fracture and to determine the optimum management of this rare injury. Using Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology criteria, we searched the Cochrane, Pubmed and OVID databases for all articles available before 30 June 2016 using the terms 'female pelvic fracture urethroplasty', 'female urethral distraction', 'female pelvic fracture urethral injury' and 'female pelvic fracture urethra girls.' Two authors of this paper independently reviewed the titles, abstracts, and articles in duplicate...
December 2017: BJU International
Amina Ben Salem, Ines Mazhoud, Rachida Laamiri, Randa Salem, Hayet Laajili, Lassaad Sahnoun, Chiraz Hafsa
Anterior urethral valves (AUVs) is an unusual cause of congenital obstruction of the male urethra, being 15-30 times less common than posterior urethral valves. We present a case of AUV diagnosed at 24th gestational week. Ultrasonography and fetal MRI revealed hydronephrotic kidneys with ureteral duplicity, a distended bladder and perineal cystic mass which confirmed dilated anterior urethra in a male fetus. Diagnosis was confirmed postnatally by voiding cystourethrogram and surgery.
April 2017: Journal of Neonatal Surgery
Vivienne Kirchin, Tobias Page, Phil E Keegan, Kofi Om Atiemo, June D Cody, Samuel McClinton, Patricia Aluko
BACKGROUND: Urinary incontinence imposes a significant health and economic burden to society. Periurethral or transurethral injection of bulking agents is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used as one the surgical treatments of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in adult women. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of periurethral or transurethral injection therapy on the cure or improvement of urinary incontinence in women. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Incontinence Group Specialised Trials Register (searched 8 November 2010) and the reference lists of relevant articles...
July 25, 2017: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Ye Zhang, Yanchao Qu, Lili Jiao, Weiping Zhang, Ning Sun, Jun Tian, Minglei Li, Hongcheng Song
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to elucidate the urodynamic features of patients with Y-type urethral duplication. METHODS: Patients with Y-type urethral duplication were retrospectively analyzed. Clinical presentation, urodynamic findings, surgical methods, and treatment outcomes were reviewed. RESULTS: From 2014 to 2016, six boys were diagnosed with Y-type urethral duplication at our institution. All patients underwent urodynamic testing...
June 8, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
A Macedo, M I S Silva, J A Pompermaier, S L Ottoni, R de Castro, M Leal da Cruz
INTRODUCTION: Severe genital abnormalities such as urogenital sinus and urethral duplication with ectopic urethra in the rectum represent a major challenge in reconstructive urology. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to review our cases presenting with functional ectopic urethra implanted in the rectum that were treated through an ASTRA approach. METHODS: We reviewed the medical records of all patients who had undergone an ASTRA approach from 2005-2016...
May 17, 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Ruchir Aeron, Sunny Goel, Manmeet Singh, Ashok Kumar Gupta
Urethral duplication is among a very rare congenital disorder with multiple anatomical variants reported. Urethral duplication of complete type is usually diagnosed during childhood with urinary incontinence or double urinary stream as common presentation. However, patients with incomplete urethral duplication usually present with intermittent mucous discharge from the accessory urethral opening. A 20-year-old man presented to us with intermittent mucous discharge from the accessory opening along with dorsal penile curvature making sexual intercourse very difficult...
June 8, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
Małgorzata Kołodziejczak, Giulio A Santoro, Jacek Sobocki, Tomasz Szopiński, Anna Wiączek, Iwona Sudoł-Szopińska
Malformations of the rectum and urinary tract frequently coexist, and the prevalence of urogenital defects in patients with a rectal defect ranges from 20 to 54%. In most patients, anorectal malformations are diagnosed and treated surgically in early childhood. In this report, we present a case of a 52-year-old male with a history of urological operations in infancy due to a congenital urethral malformation and multiple recurrent episodes of perineal abscesses with urinary retention. Anorectal endosonography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed the presence of a large cystic lesion adjacent to the rectal wall which became smaller at the level of the puborectalis...
April 22, 2017: Medical Ultrasonography
Ashok Kumar Gupta, Manoj Kumar, Kawaljit Singh, Ashok Kumar Sokhal
A 24-year-old man presented with symptoms of difficulty in passage of urine, mixed with gas and stool from penoscrotal junction since birth. He had a history of surgery (posterior sagittal anorectoplasty) for imperforate anus in first week of his life. On physical examination, external meatus was adequate with small 5×5 mm fistulous opening noted at penoscrotal junction with normal anal tone and opening. On evaluation with retrograde urethrography, voiding cystourethrogram, cystoscopy and barium enema, he was found to have penile urethrocutaneous fistula of 0...
February 24, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
Roberto Iglesias Lopes, Amilcar Martins Giron, Marcos Figueiredo Mello, Cristovao Machado Barbosa Neto, Joana Dos Santos, Paulo Renato Marcelo Moscardi, Victor Srougi, Francisco Tibor Denes, Miguel Srougi
INTRODUCTION: Urethral duplication is rare. Characterized by the presence of two urethral channels. This anomaly presents a great variety of clinical findings that depend on the type of duplication that often is associated with other anomalies. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We report thirteen boys with urethral duplication managed in our institution between 1988-2015. Clinical findings, associated anomalies, treatment of urethral duplication and our results are described...
November 2017: International Braz J Urol: Official Journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology
Lisieux E Jesus, Samuel Dekermacher, Erica Lopes, Andreia P Bacon
BACKGROUND: Diphallia is a very uncommon malformation, and glans duplication (GD) is its rarest form. In this last group, patients normally present with esthetic/sexual complaints or obstructed voiding late in life after pubertal genital development. Associated malformations are uncommon and relatively mild in those cases. METHODS: After a case presented, we present herein an extensive review of GD, as the disease is rare, and there is very little about its treatment and there are diverse approaches to address the condition...
April 2017: Journal of Pediatric Urology
Issei Suzuki, Kanya Kaga, Kohei Takei, Yuumi Tokura, Kazumasa Sakamoto, Daisaku Nishihara, Tomoya Mizuno, Hideo Yuki, Hironori Betsunoh, Hideyuki Abe, Masahiro Yashi, Yoshitatsu Fukabori, Tomonori Yamanishi, Takao Kamai
We report a rare case of extravasation of urine, which may be associated with bilateral complete ureteral duplication, vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). A 71-year-old male presented with a complaint of right abdominal pain. An extravasation of urine was noted, and was improved by indwelling urethral catheterization. Transurethral resection of the prostate and the endoscopic subureteral injection of dextanomer/hyaluronic acid were performed for the treatment of BPH and VUR, respectively...
February 2017: Urology Case Reports
Joseph Rutherford Davidson, Naomi Jane Wright, Massimo Garriboli
Duplication of the urethra is a rare congenital anomaly, with approximately 300 cases reported in the literature. We report a unique case of this condition in a male infant. This case differs from the classical Effman type II-A2 duplication because of the presence of two hypospadic urethral meati, as opposed to a ventral or dorsal accessory meatus with a normally positioned distal urethra. The patient underwent a single-stage repair consisting of a proximal urethra-urethral anastomosis and distal urethral tubularization at 21 months of age with excellent results in terms of both function and cosmesis...
December 2016: European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports
Rajini Sreenivasan, Christopher T Gordon, Sabina Benko, Robb de Iongh, Stefan Bagheri-Fam, Stanislas Lyonnet, Vincent Harley
Human mutations in the SOX9 gene or its regulatory region can disrupt testicular development, leading to disorders of sex development (DSDs). Our previous work involving the genomic analysis of isolated DSD patients revealed a 78kb minimal sex determining region (RevSex) far upstream of SOX9 that was duplicated in 46,XX and deleted in 46,XY DSDs. It was postulated that RevSex contains a gonadal enhancer. However, the most highly conserved sub-region within RevSex, called SR4, was neither responsive to sex determining factors in vitro nor active in the gonads of transgenic mice, suggesting that SR4 may not be functioning as a testicular enhancer...
June 2017: Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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