Case Reports
March 1944


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From the Babies Hospital Service of the Squier Urological Clinic.

Am J Dis Child. 1944;67(3):199-200. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1944.02020030034006

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A pair of twin boys with identical anomalies of the urogenital system was seen in the Babies Hospital service of the Squier Urological Clinic in New York. Each twin had glandular hypospadias, stricture of the meatus, dilatation of the urinary system and mild hypertension.

HISTORY AND EXAMINATION OF TWINS  Twin "A."—On Nov. 3, 1942 a 10 year old Jewish boy was brought to the clinic because he had been having pain in the right side for three weeks. Since birth the child had been having urinary frequency and dribbling and had forced his urine out as a very fine spray. His urination was prolonged and often painful, and from time to time he had pains in the regions of both kidneys. His recent pains in the right flank had suggested renal infection on that side. The patient's only sibling was a twin brother who also had difficulty in voiding.Physical

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