PUV in 8 months foetus

My daughter 30 yes of age primigravida is under antenatal check up at Leelawati hospital Mumbai. Her latest USG is as follows. Foetus seems to be suffering from PUV??? Your opinion and prognosis please.


Unfortunately there is no mention of PUV in the report you shared. Is there any page missing? PUV is common in males than females. It presents with Antenatal hydronephrosis. Fetal ultrasound can show Renal pelvic dilatation with AP diameter >7 mm. Depending on unilateral vs bilateral and diameter <20 or >20 mm, investigations like Ultrasound, Micyurating cystourethrogram etc need to be done before treatment consideration. All babies with renal pelvic dilatation need Syrup Trimethoprim prophylaxis 2mg/kg once a day till all investigations done. There is IAP guideline on Antenatal Hydronephrosis which might be of help for you. Please do not hesitate to share further queries or details. Good luck and congratulations to you and your daughter.

Thank you doctor

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PUV are extra flaps of tissue that are in the back (posterior) part of the urethra. They develop while a baby boy is growing in the womb. PUV are the most common type of bladder outlet obstruction in newborn babies. This means that they stop (obstruct) the flow of urine out of the bladder Consult to urologist, after delivery, surgery needed for removal

Normal report

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