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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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 exstrophy is a rare urological disease that affects 1 in 50,000 babies.
Unilateral inguinal ectopic scrotum with covered exstrophy. Pediatr Surg Int 2002;18:511-3.
Cloacal exstrophy: Prenatal diagnosis before rupture of the cloacal membrane.
Autopsy report on external examination showed a large head, a 12 x 10cm defect in anterior abdominal wall, exstrophy of bladder.
Although we successfully managed the patient and retrieved the pouch stones without any complications, several complications may occur in a patient with a history extensive abdominal surgery and bladder exstrophy. A laparotomy was a high-risk undertaking in this patient.
Exostrophy Bladder can occur to variable severity ranging from epispadias (E) to classical bladder exstrophy (CEB) and exstrophy of the cloaca (EC).
Malignancy following ureterosigmoidostomy in patients with exstrophy. Br J Surg 1991;78:1216-8http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bjs.1800781021.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): A Delhi man who was born with a rare bladder-related disease called 'Exstrophy Bladder' will undergo surgery to reconstruct his genital here.
In a matter of months after opening our inpatient hospital in January 2018, we have done much to be proud of, including the conjoined twin separation; surgeries for young patients with short bowel syndrome; epilepsy; bladder exstrophy; craniofacial deformities; congenital heart diseases and orthopaedic challenges and much more.
Dr Mansour Ali, chair of Paediatric Surgery at Sidra Medicine and the Middle East WOFAPS representative, said: "With the theme Moving Collaboration, Education and Training Beyond Borders, Qatar will be welcoming the brightest and innovative thought leaders in the surgical and medical field." "In a matter of months after opening our inpatient hospital in January 2018, we have done much to do be proud of, including the conjoined twin separation, surgeries for young patients with short bowel syndrome, epilepsy, bladder exstrophy, craniofacial deformities, congenital heart diseases, orthopaedic challenges, and much more," he said.
They suffered bladder exstrophy, in which the bladder develops outside the body, and had surgery within days of each other in 1995.