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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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MAITA QUISPE, Freddy et al. Síndrome de Prune Belly: diagnóstico y manejo pre y posnatal. Presentación de dos casosPrune Belly syndrome: diagnosis and prenatal and postnatal management. Report of two cases. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2013, vol.36, n.1, pp.35-38. ISSN 1012-2966.

Prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly, characterized by having: hypoplasia of abdominal wall muscles, urinary tract anomalies and bilateral cryptorchidism, clinical triggers in newborns varies, depending primarily on the degree of disturbance urinary system. Ultrasonography is the method of choice in prenatal diagnosis. The prenatal management of this picture, is aimed primarily at improving renal function and lung being the treatment of choice vesico-amniotic decompression early through the placement of a double pigtail catheter. This article presents 2 cases showing the main clinical presentations, diagnostic ultrasound and prenatal intrauterine and postnatal management of this condition.

Keywords : Prune belly syndrome; prenatal diagnosis; renal involvement; treatment.

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