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Management of male urethral polyps in children: Experience with four cases

AK Eziyi
TE Helmy
OM Sarhan
WM Eissa
MA Ghaly


Congenital urethral polyps area rare anomaly of the male urethra that may present with features of voiding dysfunction or obstruction. Although the exact incidence is unknown, they are important in the differential diagnosis of lower urethral obstruction in male children. Their diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion because of the variability of presentation. We present our experience with four cases of male urethral polyps in boys with discussion on the related literature.

Keywords: kChildren, lower urinary tract obstruction, urethral polyp

African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Vol. 6 (1) 2009: pp. 49-51