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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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ex·stro·phy

(eks'trŏ-fē)
Congenital eversion of a hollow organ.
[G. ex, out, + strophē, a turning]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Exstrophy

Being turned inside out combined with being outside the body.
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Bladder preservation seems to be safe and feasible in adolescent bladder exstrophy in poor sociocultural conditions.
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It is therefore important to look on the fetal MRI for additional lesions, such as an omphalocele, a cloacal bladder exstrophy, an imperforate anus, and nonspecific pelvic and renal abnormalities, according to Dr.
This is especially true of patients with bladder exstrophy who typically have a very tortuous urethra after epispadias repair and bladder neck reconstruction.
However, this process may be upset by a variety of reasons, including disabilities such as spina bifida or bladder exstrophy (a congenital condition causing the bladder to be turned inside out).
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