INTRODUCTION

The term hypospadias is derived from the Greek words hypo (below, toolittle) and Spadone (crack, gutter).The condition is one of the most common congenital abnormalities and occurs in around 1 in 300 births. Hypospadias is also the most common congenital defect of the penis / male external genitalia, wherein the external urethral meatus is found to be abnormally on the ventral aspect of penis may be on the shaft, the scrotum or the perineum. Depending on the severity of the defect, effects range from purely aesthetic or cosmetic to severe functional disorders. Patients with severe untreated hypospadias cannot achieve normality regarding micturation and sexual life.

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