2005-07-11-14 Posterior urethral valves, 32 weeks © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/
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.