Congenital anomalies of the urethra in boys usually involve anatomic abnormalities of the penis and vice versa. In girls, urethral anomalies may exist without other external genital abnormalities. Surgical repair is needed when function is impaired or cosmetic correction is desired. Chordee may be associated with hypospadias.
Penile growth in response to hormone treatment in children with micropenis
Penile and Urethral Anomalies - Pediatrics - MSD Manual Professional Edition
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Micropenis is defined as a stretched penile length 2. The term refers to a specific disorder that has a known set of causative factors and defined treatment modalities. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of hormonal therapy on the gonadal response and penile growth in children who presented with micropenis. Children more than 11 years old were treated using a standard protocol of 1, to 2, IU human chorionic gonadotrophin administrated intramuscularly, once per week, for 6 weeks. Children less than 11 years old were treated with parenteral testosterone enanthate 25 mg once a month for 3 months.
The psychologist John Money oversaw the case and reported the reassignment as successful and as evidence that gender identity is primarily learned. The academic sexologist Milton Diamond later reported that Reimer's realization he was not a girl crystallized between the ages of 9 and 11 years  and he transitioned to living as a male at age He died by suicide after suffering years of severe depression , financial instability, and a troubled marriage. Reimer was born in Winnipeg , Manitoba , on August 22, , the elder of identical twin boys.