Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 8 Issue 6

Megabladder in a Female Fetus: A Case Report and Mini Review of Literature

María Clara Espinosa González1* and Mauricio Gómez-Bossa2

1Resident of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Universidad Libre de Barranquilla, Colombia
2Fetal Maternal Medicine, Matter Fetal Mother Unit, Barranquilla, Colombia

*Corresponding Author: María Clara Espinosa González, Resident of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Universidad Libre de Barranquilla, Colombia.

Received: April 16, 2024; Published: May 23, 2024


Megabladder in the first trimester of pregnancy is defined by a size of this organ >7 mm between 11 and 13 + 6 weeks of gestation; in fetuses with bladder size >12.5 mm, the rate of hydronephrosis and oligohydramnios at this stage is higher, indicating possible abnormalities in other systems.

Objective: To report the case of a female fetus that presented a corresponding clinical case with megabladder.

Materials and Methods: A case of a female fetus of 14.3 weeks with a megabladder with a diameter of 40 mm is described.

Results: The finding of the anomaly constitutes a negative and incompatible prognostic factor with intrauterine and postnatal life, it was also evidenced ascent of the diaphragm and thoracic content with an hydramnios.

Conclusion: It is shown that it is a case of urethral atresia, for which the voluntary interruption of pregnancy is advised.

 Keywords: Megabladder; Urethral Atresia; Bladder Diameter



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Citation: María Clara Espinosa González and Mauricio Gómez-Bossa. “Megabladder in a Female Fetus: A Case Report and Mini Review of Literature”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.5 (2024): 92-95.


Copyright: © 2024 María Clara Espinosa González and Mauricio Gómez-Bossa. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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