Roshni Ravindran

Department of Pediatrics, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates


  • Research   
    Study of Prune Belly Syndrome: An Underreported Rare Disease
    Author(s): Roshni Ravindran*, Harshitha Janardhan, Anupama Suresh and Malay Jhancy

    Introduction and objectives: Prune belly syndrome is a rare disease with an incidence rate of 1 per 40,000 live births and has a triad of clinical features like bilateral cryptorchidism, lax abdomen and urogenital defects. A 4 month old baby with prune belly syndrome who was admitted to the government hospital with complaints of recurrent urinary tract infection led us to do a short review of this disease. The review aims to evaluates the incidence of prune belly syndrome, identifies the common clinical presentation and evaluates the outcome of this syndrome published in the literature. Methods: A literature search was conducted using keywords in different databases. Overall, 204 articles published from January 2010 to June 2021 on prune belly syndrome were screened, out of which 89 non duplicated articles were identified. Of.. Read More»
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