Risk factors for hypospadias

  title={Risk factors for hypospadias},
  author={Marijn M. Brouwers and Wouter W F J Feitz and Luc A. J. Roelofs and Lambertus A Kiemeney and Robert P. E. de Gier and Nel Roeleveld},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Despite being one of the most common congenital defects in boys, the etiology of hypospadias remains largely unknown. In this case-referent study, we evaluated a wide spectrum of potential risk factors for hypospadias. Cases were identified from the hospital information system, and referents were recruited through the parents of the cases. Both parents of cases and referents completed written questionnaires that they received through the mail. Logistic regression analyses were used to assess… CONTINUE READING