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Epispadias Summary

Description: A birth defect due to malformation of the URETHRA in which the urethral opening is above its normal location. In the male, the malformed urethra generally opens on the top or the side of the PENIS, but the urethra can also be open the entire length of the penis. In the female, the malformed urethral opening is often between the CLITORIS and the labia, or in the ABDOMEN.

Also Known As: Epispadia

Networked: 144 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Epispadias

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cosmetics : 1 outcome in 20 results : IBA
  2. baysilon (polydimethylsiloxane) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  3. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. pamidronate (APD) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Antigens : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Collagen : 7 results : IBA
  7. Anorectal atresia : 5 results : IBA
  8. Sacral agenesis : 5 results : IBA
  9. Penis agenesis : 5 results : IBA
  10. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 3 results : FDA 13
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Diseases Related to Epispadias

  1. Urinary Incontinence
  2. Bladder Exstrophy (Exstrophy, Bladder)
  3. Hypospadias
  4. Fistula
  5. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
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Key Therapies for Epispadias

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  1. Osteotomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 16 results
  2. Urinary Diversion (Ileal Conduit) : 1 outcome in 18 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 studies in 12 results
  5. Artificial Urinary Sphincter : 4 results
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