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The Micropenia : Aetiological , Therapeutic And Evolutionary Aspects

  title={The Micropenia : Aetiological , Therapeutic And Evolutionary Aspects},
  author={Fedala Nora Soumeya and Chentli Farida and Meskine Djamila and Ahmed Ali Leyla and Haddam Ali el Mahdi},
The micro penis (penis length <2.5 SD below the mean for age.) is a frequent reason for consultation in the neonatal period, but also in childhood and adolescence . Its causes are many. We report a retrospective study of 30 patient with micropenia ( 14 children, 4 teens and 12adultes ). The average age of consultation and diagnosis was 4.5 ± 0.3 years (1 month 11 years) in children, 15 ± 0.2 years (1318) in adolescents and 30 ± 1.8 years in adults (23-45). The main reason for consultation in… Expand


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