Diphallia

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Diphallia

A rare non-syndromic urogenital tract malformation characterized by complete or partial penile duplication ranging from only glans duplication to the presence of two penis shafts with either one (i.e. bifid phallus) or two (i.e. true diphallia) corpora cavernosum in each. Additional anomalies such as urethra duplication an abnormal voiding pattern hypo- or epispadias bifid/ectopic scrotum bladder exstrophy or duplication are frequently associated but it may also present as an isolated anomaly. In severe cases pubic symphysis diastasis imperforate or duplicated anus colon/ rectosigmoidal duplication inguinal hernia and vertebral anomalies may be observed.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version April 2024

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