Posterior urethral valve

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Posterior urethral valve

Synonyms: PUV

A rare congenital fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) anomaly characterized by an abnormal congenital obstructing membrane or leaflets that are located within the posterior urethra associated with significant obstruction of the male bladder restricting normal bladder emptying.

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