Hypospadias: Gene Mapping and Candidate Gene Studies

Abstract

Hypospadias is a common congenital malformation in boys, characterized by incomplete fusion of the urethral folds, abnormal opening of urethra and different degrees of curvature of the penis. In Sweden, the incidence of hypospadias is 1.14 per 300 male live-births according to the annual Swedish Malformation Registry. Hypospadias is considered to be a… (More)

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