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Concurrence of prune belly syndrome with meningomyelocele

Prune Belly Syndrome (PBS) comprises a triad of abdominal wall deficiency, urogenital abnormalities and cryptorchidism. Neurologic abnormalities are unusual in prune belly syndrome. Here, we report a rare association of meningomyelocele with prune belly syndrome and provide an embryologic perspective to this concurrence.

Author(s): Melekoglu NA, Sivasli E