Microphallus Questions & Answers

Updated: Nov 30, 2020
  • Author: Karen S Vogt, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is a microphallus?

What is the pathophysiology of microphallus?

At what age is microphallus usually diagnosed?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of microphallus?

How is the physical exam for microphallus conducted?

What causes microphallus?

Which conditions are associated with a hypergonadotropic hypogonadism etiology of microphallus?

Which conditions are associated with a decreased testosterone etiology of microphallus?

What is the role of deficiency of 5-alpha reductase in the etiology of microphallus?

What is the role of partial androgen insensitivity syndrome in the etiology of microphallus?

What is the role of genetics in the etiology of microphallus?

DDX

How is an x-linked adrenal hypoplasia congenita etiology of microphallus diagnosed?

What are the differential diagnoses for Microphallus?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of microphallus?

What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of microphallus?

What is the role of testosterone therapy in the diagnosis and treatment of microphallus?

Treatment

What is the role of hormone therapy in the treatment of microphallus?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of microphallus?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with microphallus?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of microphallus?

Which medications in the drug class Androgenic hormones are used in the treatment of Microphallus?

Follow-up

What further outpatient care is indicated in the treatment of microphallus?

What further inpatient care is indicated in the treatment of microphallus?

What is the prognosis of microphallus?

What is the mortality/morbidity associated with microphallus?

What should patients with microphallus be educated about?