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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 746323, 4 pages
Case Report

Prune Belly Syndrome with Overlapping Presentation of Partial Urorectal Septum Malformation Sequence in a Female Newborn with Absent Perineal Openings

1College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh 11533, Saudi Arabia
2College of Medicine, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2454, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
3Department of Paediatric Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh 12713, Saudi Arabia

Received 21 September 2014; Accepted 24 November 2014; Published 9 December 2014

Academic Editor: Gregorio Santori

Copyright © 2014 Azhar Farooqui et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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