Urogenital Conditions

Urogenital Conditions

Ambiguous Genitalia

Although we are listing the common non-medical term "Ambiguous Genitalia", the common medical terms to describe the different varations are:  Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) and Intersex. In addition, Congen... Read more about Ambiguous Genitalia.

Anal Atresia / Imperforate Anus

Anal Atresia, otherwise known as imperforate anus, is a birth defect that affects the anus (the exterior opening from the bowel to the outside of the body) of an infant. Anal Atresia occurs when the anus is abnormal... Read more about Anal Atresia / Imperforate Anus.


Hypospadias is a male birth defect in which the opening of the tube that carries urine from the body (urethra) develops abnormally, usually on the underside of the penis. The opening can occur anywhere from just bel... Read more about Hypospadias.


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Kidney Issues

Issues of the kidney in a child adopted internationally are similar to those found in children throughout the world. Childre?s kidney problems typically stem from one of the following: Birth defects and blockages Infect... Read more about Kidney Issues.