Prune Belly Syndrome

Known as: ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, ABSENCE OF, WITH URINARY TRACT ABNORMALITY AND CRYPTORCHIDISM, Prune belly, PBS 
A rare congenital syndrome occurring almost exclusively in males. It is characterized by partial or complete lack of the abdominal wall muscles… (More)
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2011
2011
Prune belly syndrome is a rare congenital disorder of the urinary system, characterized by a triad of abnormalities. The… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Prune belly syndrome, a rare congenital anomaly, exists almost exclusively in males and consists of genital and urinary… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
We found that a short exercise period enhanced cognitive function on the Morris water maze (MWM), such that exercised animals… (More)
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2004
2004
Prune belly syndrome (PBS) is a rare congenital disorder characterized by deficient abdominal wall muscles, urinary tract… (More)
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1998
1998
A case is described in which a child appeared for evaluation with marked gingival overgrowth, facial dysmorphism, and abdominal… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Although diabetes is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), little information is available on the… (More)
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1994
1994
The triad of abnormalities of the prune belly syndrome may arise simply from the effects of early urethral obstruction or… (More)
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1982
1982
Forty-seven cases of prune belly syndrome in children born between 1948 and 1977 are described. They have been classified into… (More)
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1979
1979
A large sonolucent mass was first revealed by the ultrasonic echography examination of a fetus at 18 1/2 weeks' gestation, but… (More)
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1977
1977
The prune belly syndrome of marked abdominal muscle deficiency and associated genitourinary anomalies has been found almost… (More)
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