1.5 Posterior Urethral Valves

A rare, congenital, fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) anomaly characterized by an abnormal congenital obstructing membrane or leaflets that are located within the posterior urethra associated with significant obstruction of the male bladder restricting normal bladder emptying. Orphanet Description & Summary (ORPHA:93110)

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Anterior urethral valve and posterior urethral valve on orpha.net, reviewed in September 2020 by Prof. Yazan Rawashdeh, ERN eUROGEN disease-area coordinator for PUV.