The tulip sign is a sonographic clue for in-utero diagnosis of severe hypospadias.

The configuration of a tulip is given by the severe curvature of the penis in association with the penoscrotal transposition of a bifid scrotum.

History and etymology

The tulip sign was first described in 2002 by Israel Meizner (fl. 2021), an Israeli obstetrician with an expertise in ultrasound 1.

Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 88543
System: Urogenital
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tulip signs

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