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An association of prune belly anomaly with trisomy 21.
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PMID:  2938473     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on two patients with prune belly anomaly (PBA) and trisomy 21 documented by clinical examination and cytogenetic investigation. The first infant was diagnosed at birth. A distended bladder was detected prenatally by ultrasound in the second patient, and chromosome studies were performed on cells obtained from fetal "bladdercentesis." We discuss the importance of cytogenetic studies in cases where fatal surgery is a consideration.
E A Amacker; F S Grass; D E Hickey; J C Hisley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0148-7299     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1986 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-07     Completed Date:  1986-05-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708900     Medline TA:  Am J Med Genet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  919-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Down Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis,  genetics
Fetus / pathology
Infant, Newborn
Prenatal Diagnosis
Prune Belly Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis,  genetics
Urine / cytology

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