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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They have two hemibladders separated by an intestinal plate, often with prolapsed terminal ileum that proceeds distally to include an extrophied urethral plate flanked by two hemiphallic or hemiclitoral structures.
Another 244 male children out of 478 presented with meconium per urethra, crowded perineum and high or intermediate anomaly on x-ray underwent diverting colostomy; 12 male children who had associated oesophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula underwent thoracotomy repair and diverting colostomy; 18 male children had pouch colon, [14] underwent laparotomy, excision of pouch colon, end colostomy or ileostomy; 7 male children had cloacal exstrophy, underwent ileostomy and repair of hemibladders. Six male children underwent primary posterior sagittal anorectoplasty.
hemibladders with failure of anterior fusion, shortened small bowel that ends blindly in pelvis, severe inadequacy or absence of genitalia.