Pre- and postnatal findings in a boy with duplication of the bladder and intestine: report and review.

@article{Alfadhel2009PreAP,
  title={Pre- and postnatal findings in a boy with duplication of the bladder and intestine: report and review.},
  author={Majid Alfadhel and Denise J Pugash and Ashley J. Robinson and James E J Murphy and Christof Senger and Kourosh F Afshar and Linlea Armstrong},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2009},
  volume={149A 12},
  pages={2795-802}
}
We describe a boy with a septated bladder and dilated bowel loop found on prenatal ultrasonography. Subsequent prenatal MRI diagnosed a probable caudal duplication anomaly. Postnatal investigations and surgical findings confirmed duplication of bladder, urethra, and bowel from distal ileum to rectum. This is the first reported case of combined bladder and colon duplication suspected antenatally with thorough imaging investigations including fetal MRI. While diagnosis of bladder duplication has… CONTINUE READING