Posterior urethral valve

Case contributed by Dr Yusra Sheikh


4 month old male child presenting with first episode of UTI.

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
Gender: Male

Marked bilateral hydroureteronephrosis to the level of the urinary bladder was seen. There was also some dependent debris in the pelvicalyceal system of the left kidney. There was no ureterocoele. An MCUG was organised.


Two spot images of patient's MCUG examination.

There are trabeculations in the posterior wall of the bladder on the oblique view. Dilatation and elongation of the posterior urethra was demonstrated on the AP view at micturition consistent with posterior urethral valve.

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Case information

rID: 44584
Case created: 28th Apr 2016
Last edited: 5th Jun 2017
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