exstrophy

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exstrophy

(ˈɛkstrəfɪ)
n
(Pathology) med congenital eversion of a hollow organ, esp the urinary bladder
[C19: from Greek ex-1 + strophein to turn]
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INTRODUCTION: OEIS (Omphalocele Exstrophy of cloaca Imperforate anus and Spinal defects) complex is a rare fetal polymalformation of uncertain etiology, has been regarded as sporadic in nature with a low recurrence risk.
The occurrence of exstrophy of the bladder appears to be more common (1:30 000 to 1:40 000) than exstrophy of cloaca (1:200.