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How can surgery help with treating chordee?

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Surgery is the only effective treatment for chordee. The ideal time for the repair is before age 2. If a boy has the surgery during that time, his penis should grow and develop normally as he gets older.

If chordee is not diagnosed until adulthood, surgery can still be an effective treatment. Some men or older boys may require additional surgery to achieve a final repair of the condition.

From: Chordee WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Wein, A. 9th edition, Saunders, 2007. Campbell-Walsh Urology,

Kliegman, R. , 19th edition, Saunders, 2011. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics

Devine, C. , 1991. Journal of Urology

Sexualmed.org web site: "Congenital Penile Curvature / Chordee."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 20, 2018

SOURCES:

Wein, A. 9th edition, Saunders, 2007. Campbell-Walsh Urology,

Kliegman, R. , 19th edition, Saunders, 2011. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics

Devine, C. , 1991. Journal of Urology

Sexualmed.org web site: "Congenital Penile Curvature / Chordee."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 20, 2018

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