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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 76, Issue 2, pp 156–158 | Cite as

Congenital Urethrocutaneous Fistula—Our Experience with Nine Cases

  • Siddhartha BiswasEmail author
  • Dipak Ghosh
  • Sukanta Das
Surgical Techniques and Innovations
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Abstract

Congenital urethrocutaneous fistula is a very rare anomaly with about 40 odd cases reported in literature till 2008 .We present here 9 such cases all of whom were uncircumcised at presentation.7 out of 9 cases had a fistula in the distal shaft and the rest 2 cases had a fistula in the mid-shaft of the penis with an associated chordee.Associated congenital anomaly was present in only one case which had an associated imperforate anus . When the fistula was present distally , we did a primary repair of the fistula which was reinforced by a Bayer's Flap. When the fistula was present in the mid shaft we did a Primary repair of the fistula & reinforced it by a Tunica Vaginalis Flap.

Keywords

Penis Congenital Urethrocutaneous Fistula Urethra 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departmentof General SurgeryNilratan Sircar (NRS) Medical CollegeCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Departmentof Paediatric SurgeryMedical CollegeCalcuttaIndia

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