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What is chordee?

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Chordee is a birth defect in which the penis develops abnormally, usually curving downward. The urinary opening may be on the underside of the penis, a condition called hypospadias. Surgery can usually correct chordee.

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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