PMID: 107508Feb 26, 1979

Multiple bladder diverticula in Williams "Elfin-Facies" syndrome

Pediatric Radiology
D P BabbittR A Boedecker

Abstract

Twenty-three children with Williams "elfin-facies" syndrome were reviewed. A striking incidence of multiple bladder diverticula was found (8 children of 14 who had voiding cystourethrograms). The diverticula were usually not identifiable on excretory urography. Children generally have a low incidence of bladder diverticula (excluding "Hutch" diverticula), especially multiple diverticula; thus one should strongly consider the diagnosis of Williams syndrome and other connective tissue diseases when multiple bladder diverticula are identified.

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