Genitals examination of new born, Biology


  1. check (in female), if labia majora covers labia minora. In premature infant labia minora is not covered fully by labia majora. 
  2. check for discharge from vagina and pseudomenstruation check the size and shape of clitoris 
  3. in male check the scrotum for rugae, palpate and see if testes have descended 
  4. check the prepuce for retraction without any problem 
  5. check the urethral opening to rule out epispadias 
  6. check the shaft of the penis 
  7. rule out congenital hydrocele, inguinal hernia and hydrocele by flashing light into the scrotum 
  8. If ambiguous genitalia then inform the parents of uncertainty of sex and a further examination is required.
Posted Date: 10/27/2012 4:43:53 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Genitals examination of new born, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Genitals examination of new born, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Genitals examination of new born Discussions

Write discussion on Genitals examination of new born
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Which one of the following statements about human sperm is correct? 1. Acrosome has a conical pointed structure used for piercing and penetrating the egg, resulting in fertilis

Categorisation of Neuropsychological Assessment One can divide neuropsychological assessment into two areas: i) Comprehensive and ii) Specialised assessment. Comprehen

Explain about Oil-bearing fruits Oil-bearing fruits, nuts and seeds have been grown and used for food for many centuries. More than 100 varieties of plants are known to have oi

Structure of HIV HIV is a spherical enveloped virus of about 90-120 nm diameter .In nucleocapsid is icosahedral. Its genome consists of a single stranded RNA filament segmented

Define the Iodine Test - Carbohydrates? This test is given by polysaccharides and is not given by monosaccharides or disaccharides. Principle Iodine forms a coloured ad

all about spleen

What is mucoperiosteal flap Silk is easy to handle, ties with a slip knot, and is relatively inexpensive compared with other nonabsorbable suture materials currently available.

If a male who is heterozygous for an autosomal trait mates with a female who is also heterozygous for that trait, what percent of their offspring are probable to be heterozygous fo

Light - Marine Ecosystems Light is a limiting factor in the ocean as it contributes significantly to organic production and distribution of marine life. The ocean is divisible

Define Classification of foods based on pH? Of these, the nature of the food, primarily the pH of food, is the most significant determinant of how severely the food will be pro