posterior urethral valves

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pos·te·ri·or u·re·thral valves

anomalous folds occurring at the level of the seminal colliculus in the prostatic urethra.
Synonym(s): Amussat valvula

pos·te·ri·or u·re·thral valves

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr yūr-ē'thrăl valvz)
Anomalous folds occurring at the level of the seminal colliculus.
Synonym(s): Amussat valvula.

Amussat,

Jean Z., French surgeon, 1796-1856.
Amussat incision
Amussat operation
Amussat probe
Amussat valve - a series of crescentic folds of mucous membrane in the upper part of the cystic duct. Synonym(s): spiral fold of cystic duct
Amussat valvula - anomalous folds occurring at the level of the seminal colliculus. Synonym(s): posterior urethral valves
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The final diagnosis was that of posterior urethral valves with bilateral grade V vesico-ureteric reflux.
Six months later, ablation of the posterior urethral valves and vesicostomy closure was carried out.
The diagnosis of posterior urethral valves can and should be made antenatally.
Congenital posterior urethral valves in adult males.
Long-term status of patients with posterior urethral valves.

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