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A Case of Prune Belly Syndrome.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1986;29(8):918-923.
Published online August 31, 1986.
A Case of Prune Belly Syndrome.
Gyu Ho Lim, Kyung Ja Lee, Woo Kap Chung
Department of Pediatrics, Chunchon Sacred Heart Hospital, Kangwon, Korea
Prune Belly Syndrome 의 1례
임규호, 이경자, 정우갑
한림의대부속 춘천성심병원 소아과
Abstract
Prune belly syndrome is a very rare congenital anomaly characterized by congenital deficiency of the abdominal muscle wall and wrinkled irregular skin, prune like in appearance. It has been referred to as triad syndrome because three major features are seen in most cases: deficiency of the abdominal muscle wall, hydroureter and hydronephrosis, and cryptochidism. We report a rare case of prune belly syndrome in a 6-year-old male child and review the literature.
Key Words: Prune belly syndrome.


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