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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.
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- 2. Rios LT, Araujo Júnior E, Nardozza LM, Rolo LC, Hatanaka AR, Moron AF, Martins Mda G. Prenatal diagnosis of penoscrotal hypospadia in third trimester by two- and three-dimensional ultrasonography: a case report. (2012) Case reports in urology. 2012: 142814. doi:10.1155/2012/142814 - Pubmed