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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49-51

Management of male urethral polyps in children: Experience with four cases


1 Department of Surgery, Urology Unit, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria
2 Department of Urology, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Amogu K Eziyi
Department of Surgery, Urology Unit, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, P.M.B. 5000, Osogbo
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.48578

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Congenital urethral polyps area rare anomaly of the male urethra that may present with features of voiding dysfunction or obstruction. Although the exact incidence is unknown, they are important in the differential diagnosis of lower urethral obstruction in male children. Their diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion because of the variability of presentation. We present our experience with four cases of male urethral polyps in boys with discussion on the related literature.


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