Rapid Communication| Volume 48, ISSUE 2, e13-e15, February 2013

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Congenital absence of preputial foreskin: An extremely uncommon anomaly


      The part of the penile skin that covers the glans penis is named prepuce or foreskin. The embryologic development of the prepuce and urethra is related. Several congenital anomalies of the prepuce have been previously reported, but the absence of the prepuce with a normal development of the urethra is a very rare association. We report a sporadic case with absence of the prepuce and normal urethral development.

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