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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 186-189

Unusual presentation of a rare case of posterior urethral valves in a nine-year-old boy


1 Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria
2 Department of Urology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Suleiman Lawal
Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-9596.202371

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Posterior urethral valves are tissue leaflets fanning distally from the prostatic urethra to the external urinary sphincter. It is the most common obstructive uropathy leading to childhood renal failure. It constitutes a clinical spectrum ranging from severe forms to milder forms. When obstruction can be overcome by detrusor contraction, it may remain silent until later life


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