Pediatric Pearls

Heart Defects Among Boys With Hypospadias


    Scott T. Vergano, MD

    A 2-year-old boy presents with his parents to a pediatric clinic. He had previously been diagnosed with hypospadias. His parents explain that he has been showing symptoms of troubled breathing, excessive sweating, and tiredness.

    How do you advise your patient?

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