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exstrophy

 [ek´stro-fe]
the turning inside out of an organ, such as the urinary bladder.
exstrophy of the bladder congenital absence of a portion of the abdominal wall and bladder wall, the bladder appearing to be turned inside out, with the internal surface of its posterior wall showing through the opening in the anterior wall.
exstrophy of cloaca (cloacal exstrophy) a developmental anomaly in which two segments of bladder (hemibladders) are separated by an area of intestine with a mucosal surface, resembling a large red tumor in the midline of the lower abdomen.

ex·stro·phy

(ek'strō-fē), Avoid the misspelling extrophy.
Congenital eversion of a hollow organ.
Synonym(s): ecstrophe
[G. ex, out, + strophē, a turning]

exstrophy

/ex·stro·phy/ (ek´stro-fe) the turning inside out of an organ.
exstrophy of the bladder  congenital absence of a portion of the lower anterior abdominal wall and the anterior bladder wall, with eversion of the posterior bladder wall through the defect, an open pubic arch, and widely separated ischia connected by a fibrous band.
exstrophy of cloaca , cloacal exstrophy a developmental anomaly in which two hemibladders are separated by an area of intestine with a mucosal surface, resembling a large red tumor in the midline of the lower abdomen.

exstrophy

[ek′strōfē]
Etymology: Gk, ekstrephein, to turn inside out
a congenital malformation in which a hollow organ has its wall turned inside-out, establishing a communication with the exterior. An example is exstrophy of the bladder with eversion of the posterior bladder wall, which causes urine to drain to the exterior.
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Exstrophy of the bladder

ex·stro·phy

(eks'trŏ-fē)
Congenital eversion of a hollow organ.
[G. ex, out, + strophē, a turning]

Exstrophy

Being turned inside out combined with being outside the body.

exstrophy

the turning inside out of an organ.

bladder exstrophy
congenital absence of a portion of the abdominal wall and bladder wall, the bladder appearing to be turned inside out, with the internal surface of the posterior wall showing through the opening in the anterior wall.
cloaca exstrophy
a developmental anomaly in which two segments of bladder (hemibladders) are separated by an area of intestine with a mucosal surface, which appears as a large red tumor in the midline of the lower abdomen.
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Antenatally the differential diagnosis of patent urachus includes pseudo-cyst (degeneration of Wharton's jelly), allantoic cyst , omphalo-mesentric duct cysts, anterior abdominal wall defects, vascular lesions of the umbilical cord and bladder exstrophy.
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5] It could be recognized in most of cases within the bladder, but reports indicated it could also rarely be detected in other sites, such as the renal pelvis, ureter and bladder exstrophy, urethral diverticula, in an ileal conduit and in the bowel portion of an augmented bladder.
Kirsteen was born with bladder exstrophy, a condition which affects just one in 40,000 births.
When she was four she had major surgery at Yorkhill Hospital in Glasgow, and in 1999 was referred to Great Ormond Street in London one of only two places in Britain properly equipped to deal with bladder exstrophy.
He had a medical history of bladder exstrophy and he had underwent multiple intra-abdominal surgical interventions for this condition.
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