Síndrome de Prune Belly en una paciente adolescente

Translated title of the contribution: Prune belly syndrome in a female adolescent

Ricardo Hernández-Sarmiento, Juan Camilo Gelvez-Nieto, Daniela Vergara-Méndez, Gustavo Malo-Rodríguez, Ricardo Gastelbondo-Amaya, Luz Esthella González-Chaparro, Mayerly Prada-Rico

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Objective: To describe the case of a female patient with Prune Belly syndrome, which is rare condition. Case presentation: 17-year-old female patient with a diagnosis of Prune Belly syndrome since birth, with defects of abdominal muscles with loose and wrinkled skin, and anorectal malformation. Later, urinary tract defects were detected that caused recurrent urinary infections. In adolescence, little development of external genitalia, didelphys uterus and thoracoabdominal scoliosis were detected. Conclusions: Prune Belly syndrome in women accounts for less than 5% of cases. It is important to recognize the clinical findings to make an early diagnosis of the associated complications. Management must be multidisciplinary, which should include the participation of specialists in Genetics.

Translated title of the contributionPrune belly syndrome in a female adolescent
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)227-231
Number of pages5
JournalRevista Mexicana de Pediatria
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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