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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 152-153

Congenital dorsal urethral diverticulum: A rare case report

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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N P Dhende
Department of Pediatrics Surgery, Ward 41, 1st Floor, J. J. Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai - 400 008
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.26576

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Urethral diverticulum in males can be congenital or acquired (secondry to stricture, stenosis). Congenital urethral diverticulae of male urethra are rare. Most of them occur ventral to the native urethra, arising from the cystic dilatation of the Cowper's gland ducts. Ours is the report of urethral diverticulum, which was present on the dorsal side of the urethra, with splaying of the two corpora cavernosa and thinning of the corpus spongiosum. The diverticulum was excised and urethroplasty was done. Postoperatively there was a marked improvement in the symptoms, with good cosmesis

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