Prune belly syndrome

Prune belly syndrome: Partial or complete absence of the abdominal muscles so that the outlines of the intestines are visible through the thin, lax, protruding abdominal wall. The abdominal wall looks shrunken, shriveled and wrinkled like a prehistoric prune. The prune belly syndrome probably occurs only in males. In addition to the abdominal muscl
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prune belly syndrome

<radiology> Absent abdominal musculature, undescended testes, dilated ureters and calyces, clubbed feet, heart and lung abnormalities, predominantly in males ... Synonym: Eagle-Barrett syndrome ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Prune Belly Syndrome

A birth disorder that mainly affects males and approximately one out of every 35,000 births. Typical symptoms of the disorder include undescended testicles, wrinkling folds of skin on the abdomen, lack of abdominal muscles and a large, abnormal bladder. Because of the expanded bladder, it is common to see a mass in the abdominal area. Urinary tra..
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prune belly syndrome

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a syndrome of deficient abdominal muscle, undescended testes, large hypotonic bladder and dilated, tortuous ureters. Synonyms: Eagle-Barrett syndrome, triad syndrome
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