Hypospadias is shown in the image.
Hypospadias as an association of 3 anatomic and developmental anomalies of penis.
- An abnormal ventral opening of the urethral meatus
- An abnormal Ventral curvature of the penis (chordee)
- A abnormal distribution of foreskin with a ‘hood’ present dorsally and deficient foreskin ventrally (hooded prepuce)
Types of hypospadias
- Glandular (50-70%)
The best time for surgery for hypospadias is between 6-12 months of age.