exstrophy

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exstrophy

[′ek·strə·fē]
(medicine)
Eversion; the turning inside out of a part.
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Omphalocele: Some abdominal organs, covered by a thin membrane, protrude through abdominal muscles Exstrophy of the cloaca: Bladder is open in half; rectum communicates with the bladder Imperforate anus: Anus has not been formed or perforated and colon communicates with bladder Spinal defects: Babies with cloacal exstrophy may have varying degrees of a spinal defect called spina bifida
The baby, born on November 12, is suffering from a rare congenital disorder called cloacal exstrophy in which innerabdominal structures are exposed.