Posterior urethral valves presented at birth despite normal prenatal ultrasound scans.

Moslehi J, Herndon CD, McKenna PH
Urology. 2001 57 (6): 1178

PMID: 11377342 · DOI:10.1016/s0090-4295(01)00935-9

Most patients with significant posterior urethral valves are identified antenatally. However, even with a normal antenatal ultrasound scan, posterior urethral valves may be detected after birth. We present a patient with significant upper urinary tract involvement identified 2 days after birth, despite a normal third-trimester antenatal ultrasound scan.

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Female Humans Hydronephrosis Infant, Newborn Male Pregnancy Radiography Ultrasonography, Prenatal Urethra Urethral Obstruction

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