Siblings with prune belly syndrome and associated pulmonic stenosis, mental retardation, and deafness

Urology. 1979 Aug;14(2):140-2. doi: 10.1016/0090-4295(79)90145-6.


This is the fifth family in the literature with siblings having the prune belly syndrome. It is the first with associated pulmonary stenosis, mental retardation, and hearing deficit. A genetic factor is suggested as the primary cause of the syndrome.

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Muscles / abnormalities*
  • Abnormalities, Multiple / genetics
  • Child, Preschool
  • Deafness / genetics*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intellectual Disability / genetics*
  • Male
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / genetics*
  • Syndrome
  • Urogenital Abnormalities*