Complete duplication of the hindgut, penis, and lower urinary tract

Sayan A., Demircan M. , Arikan A.

PEDIATRIC SURGERY INTERNATIONAL, cilt.11, ss.404-405, 1996 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 1996
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf00497828
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.404-405


A 1-day-old male with complete duplication of the caudal gut from the terminal ileum to the anus with a normal, midline-localized anus and an imperforate right-sided anus with a rectourethral fistula and a skin dimple is presented. He also had complete duplication of the bladder, urethra, and penis (true diphallus), an umbilical hernia, spina bifida occulta covered by skin containing a capillary hemangioma, and separation of the symphysis pubis, This case represents caudal twinning with duplication of the hindgut, genitalia, and lower urinary tract.