Hypospadias - A Long Term Contra-Indication to Circumcision

       “In this condition the urethra, or water pipe, opens onto the under surface of the penis shaft instead of the end of the glans.” The normal treatment is to use the foreskin to reconstruct the urethra. It is essential that the foreskin be available. Obviously, if the boy was circumcised prior to discovering this conditon, his reconstruction becomes a major problem.

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