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- Curvature of the penis during erection (does not cause pain)
- Abnormality of the foreskin
- Removing tissue that is constricting the erection
- Lengthening the urethra
- Making the longer and shorter sides of the penis equal in length
Healthy Children—American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.healthychildren.org
Urology Care Foundation http://www.urologyhealth.org
Canadian Urological Association http://www.cua.org
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Guideline Clearinghouse. Guidelines on penile curvature. AHRQ, National Guideline Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?id=37628&search=congenital+penile+curvature . Published February 2012. Accessed September 11, 2014.
Hypospadias. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 21, 2014. Accessed September 11, 2014.
Hypospadias/chordee. Cincinnati Children's Hospital website. Available at: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/h/hypospadias. Updated June 2013. Accessed September 11, 2014.
Hypospadias and chordee. Comprehensive Medical Center website. Available at: http://www.urologist.org/ForPatients/EducationalResources/UrologyConditions/DIsplayPediatricConditions/tabid/234/ArticleId/71/Hypospadias-and-Chordee.aspx. Accessed September 11, 2014.
- Reviewer: Adrienne Carmack, MD
- Review Date: 08/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/11/2014 -