International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Pediatrics | Colombia | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.6 / 10


Prune Belly Syndrome: A Case Report in Barranquilla - Colombia

William Quessep - Mendoza [4] | Natalia Sierra - Cubillos | Maria Fernanda Becerra | Andres Onoro | Oscar Osorio [3]


Abstract: Prune Belly Syndrome is a rare disease, with incidence of 1 case per 30,000 live-born children, described since the 19th century by Frohlich, characterized by a set of congenital malformations with the triad of bilateral abdominal cryptorchidism, urinary tract malformations such as (megabladder, megaureters, urachus persistence, hydronephrosis and/or renal dysplasia) and weakness or partial or total absence of abdominal wall muscles. We report a case of a 36-week-old newborn with prenatal findings of alterations in the urinary tract via ultrasound. After birth, a very suggestive physical examination of prune belly syndrome was performed.


Keywords: Prune belly syndrome, bilateral cryptorchidism and varus equine foot


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 462 - 465



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