Fetal Urinoma Due to Circulatory Disorders in an Umbilical Artery: Case Report

Daria Kozlova*, Yinon Gilboa, Chen Sade-Zalts, Yuval Gielchinsky, Shimon Shteingart, Debora Kidron

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Abstract

Fetal urinoma is defined as an encapsulated accumulation of extravasated urine within the perirenal space or retroperitoneum. It is an uncommon finding in prenatal practice, and the vast majority of known cases are strongly associated with the existence of a urinary obstruction, such as posterior urethral valves, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, or ureterocele. We report a unique case of prenatally detected fetal bladder urinoma that occurred in the absence of an apparent obstructive uropathy, but was associated with extensive ischemic necrosis and calcifications of adjacent bladder wall, coexistent with signs of vascular supply decompensation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-387
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric and Developmental Pathology
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2021

Keywords

  • ascites
  • bladder
  • fetus
  • ischemic necrosis
  • urinary obstruction
  • urinoma

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