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I want to know what a ventral hood or dorsal hood means and is hypospadias associated with dorsal hoood or ventral cuz the guy in the vdo says ventral and in the book it says dorsal?
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hypospadias - defect in ventral side( lower side) while epispadia-dorsal side( upper side)
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yeah i kno tht but wat does the word 'hood' mean?
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Originally Posted by meka View Post
yeah i kno tht but wat does the word 'hood' mean?
normally there is a prepuce that is equivilant all around the end of penile shaft... when there is shortage in one pole of penis(upper OR lower) a hood is formed SO
the hood is the part of the prepuce which is EXCESS relatively dt underlying hypospadius(ventral=lower shotage of penis and urethera)
hood = 3orf eldeeeek... of course u r arabian ,u ll get it.

upper (DORSAL)hood ...in hypospadius
.....TAKE A LOOK ...
http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/facts...fm?doc_id=9060
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/Med...y/abnpendv.htm ......
OR

lower (VENTRAL)one....in epispadius .. epispadius is rare and rarely an isolated defect.,it is more 2 be with amore severe anomaly known as EXTROPHY... failure of development of ant. bladder wall+/- AA wall
TAKE A LOOK.....
http://newborns.stanford.edu/PhotoGa...ispadias1.html
http://newborns.stanford.edu/PhotoGa...ispadias2.html
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