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11 Possible Causes for Split Clitoris

  • Bladder Exstrophy

    […] inguinal hernias Male newborns have open (epispadic) urethral plate that covers whole dorsum of penis from open bladder to glandular grove Female newborns have completely split[pathologyoutlines.com] Girls with bladder exstrophy also may have a split clitoris. Boys with bladder exstrophy may have a misshapen penis, or it may be curved downward.[childrens.com] The bony pelvis is also split open so that the pubic bones which usually come together just above the penis or clitoris are separated (diastasis).[gaurology.com]

  • Epispadias

    Girls with epispadia might have a narrow vaginal opening, split clitoris, wide labia and a short urethra.[nortonchildrens.com] Girls will have a narrow vaginal opening, wide labia, split clitoris and a short urethra.[childrenscolorado.org] Girls with epispadias have a urethral opening located between a split clitoris and labia minor.[rarediseases.org]

  • Urinary Tract Obstruction

    The clitoris is a female external sex organ.[marchofdimes.org] […] that’s split and, sometimes, the urinary opening in the wrong place.[marchofdimes.org] […] shorter-than-normal urethra with an opening on the upper part of the penis instead of the penis tip For boys, a penis that looks short and flat and may curve upward For girls, a clitoris[marchofdimes.org]

  • Bladder Diverticulum

    In fact, the defect often extends all the way to the penis in the male or splits the clitoris in the female.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Urinary Bladder Disorder

    Girls with epispadias have a urethral opening located between a split clitoris and labia minor.[rarediseases.org] The bladder is divided in two halves and males have a penis split in two halves. Females have a clitoris divided in two halves and may have two vaginal openings.[rarediseases.org] Boys with epispadias have a urethra that is extremely short and split and the opening is on the upper surface of the penis.[rarediseases.org]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Inferior rectal nerve: Perianal skin and External anal sphincter Dorsal nerve of penis or clitoris: Accompanies dorsal artery of penis and clitoris and supplies skin of penis[epomedicine.com] […] nerve – leaves the pelvis through greater sciatic foramen but re-enters through lesser sciatic foramen and enters the pudendal or alcock’s canal (a fascial canal formed by splitting[epomedicine.com]

  • Ectopic Ureter

    The adult praeputium is therefore a pseudopraBputium, the true praeputium lies at the bottom of the sulcus praaputio-clitoridis ; we may preferably speak of a clitoris sack[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au] […] the adult is a single structure, if, however, it is drawn backwards one may see the sulcus praeputio-clitoridis and at the bottom of this the three grooves formed by the splitting[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au]

  • Double Urethra

    The adult praeputium is therefore a pseudopraBputium, the true praeputium lies at the bottom of the sulcus praaputio-clitoridis ; we may preferably speak of a clitoris sack[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au] […] the adult is a single structure, if, however, it is drawn backwards one may see the sulcus praeputio-clitoridis and at the bottom of this the three grooves formed by the splitting[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au]

  • Congenital Genital Malformation

    The clitoris is a female external sex organ.[marchofdimes.org] […] that’s split and, sometimes, the urinary opening in the wrong place.[marchofdimes.org] […] shorter-than-normal urethra with an opening on the upper part of the penis instead of the penis tip For boys, a penis that looks short and flat and may curve upward For girls, a clitoris[marchofdimes.org]

  • Ambiguous Genitalia

    In some cases, the penis itself may be split, making it difficult to differentiate between labia or a penis.[rainbowkids.com] Ambiguous Genitalia in Girls Ambiguous genitalia in girls can present as an overly developed clitoris that looks similar to a small penis.[rainbowkids.com] Ambiguous Genitalia in Boys Boys that are born with ambiguous genitalia can be born with an abnormally small or concealed penis that resembles a clitoris.[rainbowkids.com]

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