Puncture of unilateral renal cyst in utero

M. Temmerman, S. Levi, M. Verboven, M. Delree, J. J. Amy

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Although most authors do not recommend prenatal puncture of a unilateral single cystic renal mass, in case the contralateral kidney is normal and there is sufficient amniotic fluid, this case report shows that the procedure, which can be done very carefully under ultrasonic guidance, can be helpful in establishing the presumed diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-110
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • prenatal puncture
  • renal cyst
  • ultrasound


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