Crediting a book published last year, headlines screamed the past few days that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had a micro-penis as a result of a rare condition.
"Hitler himself is believed to have had two forms of genital abnormality: an undescended testicle and a rare condition called penile hypospadias in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis or, in some cases, on the perineum," historians Emma Craigie and Jonathan Mayo wrote in "Hitler's Last Day: Minute By Minute."
While Craigie told The Huffington Post Monday that she had "no definitive insight" into Hitler's penile development, she pointed out other research.
"Several sources including Angela Lambert, in her biography of Eva Braun, have suggested that Hitler may have had hypospadias," Craigie said. "He seems to have had injections of bovine testosterone to prepare for sex, whilst she took medication to suppress her periods when staying with him."
Speculation about the monster's private parts re-emerged in December with a report that claimed to confirm he had an undescended testicle. A professor at Erlangen-Nuremberg University said he read once-lost 1923 medical records of Hitler that note his "right-side cryptorchidism."
So now that's history.
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