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A term male infant weighing 2.75 kg was referred to the neonatal team due to concerns about small penile size (figure 1). On review he had a stretched penile length of 2 cm, which is a borderline measurement for micropenis but not conclusive (box 1).1–4 He had descended testes, no dysmorphic features or midline defects. During the examination he was also noted to be lethargic; blood glucose was measured and was found to be 0.6 mmol/L.
Measuring neonatal penile length and defining micropenis
Micropenis is defined as a stretched penile length <2.5 SDs below …
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Contributors KW wrote the case report. VN and NM edited the report before submission.
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