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2005-07-11-14 Posterior urethral valves, 32 weeks © Cuillier

Posterior urethral valves, 32 weeks 

Fabrice Cuillier, MD

Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, rue des Topazes, 97400 Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France. Ph : 0262 90 55 22.

This is a 30-year-old woman G3, P2 scanned at 32 weeks of gestation. The previous ultrasound scans were normal.The examination revealed a small thick walled bladder and bilateral pylectasis. The amniotic fluid was normal. A diagnosis of posterior urethral valves was made.

The baby was delivered at 39 weeks of gestation. A postnatal cystoscopy confirmed the diagnosis and the valves were resected.

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