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Prune-belly Syndrome versus Posterior Urethral Valve

Francisco Raga, Newton G Osborne, Francisco Bonilla, Fernando Bonilla-Musoles, Luiz Eduardo Machado, Fernando Ruiz, Juan Carlos Castillo

Keywords : Posterior urethral valves,Prune-belly,Three-dimensional/Four-dimensional sonography

Citation Information : Raga F, Osborne NG, Bonilla F, Bonilla-Musoles F, Machado LE, Ruiz F, Castillo JC. Prune-belly Syndrome versus Posterior Urethral Valve. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 4 (4):405-417.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1160

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives

Define possibilities to differentiate with ultrasound between fetal prune-belly (PB) and posterior urethral valves (PUV) syndromes.

Describe the ultrasound images and accompanying malformations in both syndromes.

Evaluate the value of different US modes for differential diagnoses.


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