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Normative penile anthropometry in term newborns in Kumasi, Ghana: a cross-sectional prospective study Asafo-Agyei, Serwah B; Ameyaw, Emmanuel; Chanoine, Jean-Pierre; Nguah, Samuel B

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Background: Genital measurements are a useful adjunct in the early detection of various endocrine conditions including hypopituitarism and disorders of sexual differentiation. Standards for genital sizes have been published but racial/ethnic differences exist. This study was done to establish norms for genital sizes in term Ghanaian male newborns. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study of all apparently well full-term newborns of postnatal age 

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