Rapid Communication| Volume 45, ISSUE 8, e17-e19, August 2010

Aposthia: a case report


      Aposthia is a very rare congenital abnormality in which the prepuce is missing. The prepuce is a common anatomical covering of the glans penis. There are some reports on boys being born without a prepuce among Jews and Muslims, but this is more likely to actually be hypospadias. We present a boy with an actual natural circumcision or aposthia.

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