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Pregnancy scan revealing fetus having bilateral renal pelvicalyceal dilation, Slow draining of the kidneys. Need more information

Hello i am currently 20+5 weeks pregnant and after going to my 20 week scan on Thursday i was told my son had something called bilateral renal pelvicalyceal dilatation and his kidneys were slow at draining his right measured = 5mm and his left = 6.2mm i just want to know more about this and what it means for him in the future?
Asked On : Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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Bilateral renal pelvis dilatation in male fetuses is commonly seen due to presence of posterior urethral valve which can be easily treated surgically after birth.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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