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Atresia of urethra

Disease definition

Atresia of the urethra is a rare congenital bladder outlet obstruction, a fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (fetal LUTO), that is usually fatal. Unless there is some other egress for the urine to escape the bladder, such as patent urachus or anuro-rectal communication, these lesions are not compatible with renal development.

ORPHA:105

  • Synonym(s):
    • Urethral atresia
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q64.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0345345  C1610065
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10064895

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