APHALLIA: A VERY RARE CONGENITAL ANOMALY, WITH ASSOCIATED GENITOURINARY AND ANO-RECTAL MALFORMATION

Authors

  • Muhammad Umar Nisar Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad
  • Nadeem Akhtar Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad
  • Mudassar Fiaz Gondal Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad
  • Samer Sikander PAEC General Hospital PIMS
  • Sana Viqar rawalpindi medical college

Abstract

Aphallia or penile agenesis is very rare congenital anomaly of unknown cause occurring 1 in 30 million live births. Very little has been written in literature about aphallia. There is absent phallus and urethra may open abnormally in perineum or into rectum posing various surgical, social and psychological implications as the child grows.  We are presenting 03 cases of aphallia with associated congenital anomalies such as unilateral renal agenesis, bilateral undescended testes, anorectal malformation and rectovasical fistula.Keywords: Aphallia; Penile agenesis; Absent penis; Ambiguous genetalia; Phalloplasty; Neo-phallus; Penile reconstruction

Author Biographies

Muhammad Umar Nisar, Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad

Resident Pediatric Surgery Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad 

Nadeem Akhtar, Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad

Professor & Head of department pediatric SurgeryChildren Hospital, PIMS, Islamabad 

Mudassar Fiaz Gondal, Children Hospital Pakistan Institute Of Medical Sciences Islamabad

assistant professor pediatric surgery children hospital , PIMS islamabad

Samer Sikander, PAEC General Hospital PIMS

resident pediatrics  

Sana Viqar, rawalpindi medical college

MBBS FINAL YEAR

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Published

2018-03-16