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Prune Prune belly syndrome. Veroniqua Sanchez Raiatea Faupusa Marco Trujillo. A group of birth defects that deal with three main issues- Poor development of the abdominal muscles causing the skin of the belly area to wrinkle like a prune. Undescended testicles Urinary tract problems.
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Prune Prunebelly syndrome Veroniqua Sanchez Raiatea Faupusa Marco Trujillo
A group of birth defects that deal with three main issues- • Poor development of the abdominal muscles causing the skin of the belly area to wrinkle like a prune. • Undescended testicles • Urinary tract problems What is it?
Are unknown The Causes…
“Little Buddha” appearance • Constipation • Delay in sitting and walking • Difficulties coughing Major symptoms….
Blood tests • Intravenous pyelogram • Ultrasound • Voiding crystourethrogram • X-ray Diagnosed….
The babies either stillborn or die within the first few weeks of life from severe lung or kidney problems or a combination of birth problems. Serious problems…
No, there isn't a way to prevent it before it happens by surgery during pregnancy. Correctable or disabling?
Early surgery or antibiotics Treatments….
Mostly common in males • 0.2523/10000 births • Not very likely to be a carrier Common? Are you a carrier?
NORD- National Organization of Rare Disorders National Organizations…