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Hesami S M, Ghafarpasand F, Nikouee F. Prevalence Rate of Congenital Anomaly of Male Newborn in Fasa Hospital. JABS 2011; 1 (3) :149-153
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Background & Objectives: Congenital anomalies of external genitalia are one of the most frequently congenital anomalies especially in the boys neonates, that in many cases no definite cause was found for them. Because of having basic knowledge will help our for early diagnosis planning, early treatment and decreasing psycho-social problems of these patients and their parents, we decided to carry out this study to survey of congenital anomalies of external genitalia among boy neonates born in valiasr hospital-Fasa and additionally to compare our findings with other studies in other cities of Iran.

Materials & Methods: This study is a descriptive, cross sectional study, that was done with all of neonates who were born from October until March 2011 in valiasr hospital-Fasa .Sample was examined by pediatrician for general and external genitalia assessment. Neonates with reproductive disease reassessed by urologist physician and paraclinical assessment were done if it was necessary. Impalpable one or both testes in scrotum defied as undescended testis. Having hydrocele and hernia was confirmed by physical exam and sonography.

Results: During the study 885 recently born boy neonate were assessed. Among participants 58 boys (%6.5) have congenital anomalies of external genitalia.Hydrocele was the most frequent anomaly that was seen in 25 boy neonates(%2.8).The second anomaly was undescended testis that was observed in 19 boy neonates.(%2.1).Then hypospadias in 11 neonates(%1.2) and inguinal hernia in 3 neonates(%0.4) were seen. Conclusion: This study showed that hydrocele ,undescended testis ,hypospadias and inguinal hernia are orderly the most frequent congenital anomalies of external genitalia in recently born neonates in Fasa.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Pediatrics
Received: 2013/02/11 | Accepted: 2013/09/14 | Published: 2013/09/14

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