Prune belly syndrome associated with bilateral multicystic dysplastic kidneys and urethral obstruction: A case report

Arzu Akdag, Sule Arici, Betul Orhaner, Anil Dogan


Prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital disorder defined by a characteristic
clinical triad: Abdominal muscle deficiency, severe urinary tract abnormalities,and bilateral cryptorchidism. We describe a preterm neonate of Prune Bellysyndrome who had abdominal muscle deficiency, multicystic dysplastic kidney,urethral hypoplasia and pulmonary hypoplasia. We presented this rare case withthe data gathered from the literature.


Newborn; prune belly syndrome; pulmonary hypoplasia; multicystic dysplastic kidney; urethral obstruction.

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