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Table of Contents

Section 1

Development of the Genital Tracts and Functional Relationships of the Gonads

1-1 Genetics and Biology of Early Reproductive Tract Development

1-2 Homologues of the Internal Genitalia

1-3 Homologues of External Genitalia

1-4 Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Hormonal Axis

1-5 Testosterone and Estrogen Synthesis

1-6 Puberty Normal Sequence

1-7 Puberty – Abnormalities: Male Gonadal Failure

1-8 Puberty – Abnormalities: 1-9 Puberty – Abnormalities: 1-10 Puberty – Abnormalities: Female Gonadal Failure

1-11 Puberty – Abnormalities:

1-12 Intersex: True Hermaphoditism

1-13 Intersex: Male Pseudohermaphoditism I-Gonadal

1-14 Intersex: Male Pseudohermaphoditism II-Hormonal

1-15 Intersex: Female Pseudohermaphoditism

Section 2

The Penis and Male Perineum

  1. Pelvic Structures
  2. Superficial Fascial Layers
  3. Deep Fascial Layers
  4. Penile Fascia and Structures
  5. Urogenital Diaphragm
  6. Blood Supply of Pelvis
  7. Blood Supply of Perineum
  8. Blood Supply of Testis
  9. Lymphatic Drainage of Pelvis and Genitalia
  10. Innervation of Genitalia I
  11. Innervation of Genitalia II and of Perineum
  12. Urethra and Penis
  13. Erection and Erectile Dysfunction
  14. Hypospadias and Epispadias
  15. Congenital Valve Formation and Cyst
  16. Urethral Anomalies, Verumontanum Disorders
  17. Phimosis, Paraphimosis, Strangulation
  18. Peyronie’s Disease, Priapism, Thrombosis
  19. Trauma to Penis and Urethra
  20. Urinary Extravasation
  21. Balan


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About the authors

Roger Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Missouri - Kansas City

Paul Turek

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, The Turek Clinic