Penis and scrotum
Inflammatory lesions
Accessory urethral canals


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Revised: 13 February 2019

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Definition / general
  • Congenital birth defect of a second urethral canal, usually only a short, blind pouch rather than an actual duct
  • Occurrences of 2 complete urethras extending from the bladder to the penis is very rare
Etiology
  • Secondary to entrapped urothelium during embryonic development
Clinical features
  • May open near fossa navicularis, become inflamed and produce symptoms
  • May be associated with mucous cysts
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