Emily, 28, said: "We have bladder exstrophy
to thank for everything.
While bladder exstrophy
typically affects one in every 40,000 births, Andrew said rare complications with his case only happens to one in around 20 million.
Abdominal computerized tomography showed a normal upper urinary tract and bladder (Figure Ureterosigmoidostomy was abandoned because of complications related to bladder exstrophy
One out of 6 bladder exstrophy
patients deteriorated from normal renal function to CKD 2 due to noncompliance to CIC and recurrent UTI.
Association of omphalocele minor, bladder exstrophy
and also inguinal hernia as in our case, was not reported earlier.
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.
(1) During childhood, severe vesicoureteral reflux bladder exstrophy
and pelvic tumors requiring extensive excision also necessitate augmentation cystoplasty.
The three-year-old from Ballingry, Fife, was born with a rare condition called bladder exstrophy
, which meant part of his bladder developed on the outside of his body.
ON DECEMBER 3,2002, MICHAEL GAW WAS BORN WITH BLADDER EXSTROPHY
, A RARE BIRTH DEFECT.
associated with complete urethral duplication: A rare malformation with excellent prognosis.
There is a 40% incidence of coexistant anatomical abnormalities: choledochocele, annular pancreas, double diverticula, intestinal malrotation, imperforate anus, Hirschsprung's disease, congenital heart diseases, omphalocele, hypoplastic kidneys, bladder exstrophy
, situs inversus, Ladd's bands, portal vein anomalies, polysplenia and Down syndrome (6,7).