Posterior urethral valves

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Routine 15 week morphology ultrasound



Case Discussion

Ultrasound demonstrates a markedly distended bladder and prostatic urethra (keyhole sign) with a degree of prominence of the renal collecting systems. 

Features are consistent with posterior urethral valves

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 12764
Case created: 8th Jan 2011
Last edited: 9th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included