The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2013 , Vol 55 , Num 6
Scrotal pearl is not always a sign of anorectal malformation: median raphe cyst
1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, and Departments of 2Dermatology and 3Pediatric Surgery, Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine, Kırıkkale, Turkey. E-mail: Pearls of meconium can be seen on the raphe of the scrotum and are considered as a sign of anorectal malformation (ARM). Scrotal pearls without ARM are rare in children and designated as median raphe cyst of the scrotum (MRC). A six-month-old boy with scrotal pearls without ARM is presented to discuss the clinical features and treatment modalities of MRC in infants. Keywords : scrotal pearl, anorectal malformation, median raphe cyst.
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