- Posterior urethral valve is the most common cause of obstructive uropathy in a male child.
- They are simply folds of urothelium
- They act as flap valves – blocks flow of urine – yet allows passage of a catheter easily
- Clinical presentation
- Obstructive uropathy
- Voiding cystourethrogram
- Transurethral ablation of valve leaflets
- If the creatinine levels are elevated, vesicostomy has to be done first to bring down creatinine levels before attempting ablation
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