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What other developmental problems can cause chordee?

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Other developmental problems that can lead to chordee include:

  • Skin tethering, usually on the underside of the penis, making a straight erection impossible
  • Abnormal development of scar tissue in or around the urethra (urinary tube)

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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