Meatal Stenosis: Tests and Diagnosis

What tests are used to diagnose meatal stenosis?

To diagnose meatal stenosis, your child may void into a uroflow machine, which helps to measure the pressure the urine as it exits the body. No other tests are required.

How do doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado make a diagnosis?

A physical exam is required for diagnosis. Upon physical exam, a small or narrowed urethral opening is seen. Occasionally, your doctor may want to observe your child’s urinary stream for evidence of spraying or deflection.