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Prune-belly anomalies in a girl with Down syndrome

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We report the first case of a girl born to a diabetic mother who was found to have Down syndrome and prune-belly anomalies (bilateral gross hydronephrosis, megaureter, and megacystis with abdominal muscle deficiency). The girl also had an atrioventricular septal defect. Diagnoses were confirmed with a cytogenetic study and micturating cystourethrography. She died at 29 days of age with a sudden collapse, most likely due to sepsis.

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Al Harbi, N.N. Prune-belly anomalies in a girl with Down syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 18, 1191–1192 (2003).

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