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Bladder agenesis and bilateral ectopic ureters draining into the vagina in a female infant: demonstrated by MR imaging.
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PMID:  21688139     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Complete agenesis of the bladder and urethra is an extremely rare congenital anomaly and most of these patients are stillborn or die during infancy. We report the case of a 1-month-old female infant with bladder and urethral agenesis who presented with bilateral dilated and tortuous ectopic ureters draining into the vagina diagnosed using MR imaging. Our patient was maintained on antibiotic prophylaxis and she remained well during the 3-year follow-up. MR imaging can be used as a valuable modality for genitourinary abnormalities, particularly in cases of inconclusive ultrasound or retrograde pyelography findings.
Chih-Yi Chen; Teng-Fu Tsao; Hung-Ming Chang; Sung-Lang Chen; Shan-Ming Chen; Tong-Wei Hung; Ko-Huang Lue; Ji-Nan Sheu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1279-8517     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8608029     Medline TA:  Surg Radiol Anat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Pediatrics, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, 402, Taiwan.
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