extrophy


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extrophy

[′ek·strə·fē]
(medicine)
Malformation of an organ.
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When her baby was born with extrophy of the bladder, I felt heartsick.
Disabilities also include those with abnormal formation of the bladder, such as bladder extrophy, where the abdominal wall fails to close, leaving the inside of the bladder exposed; or epispadias, where the urinary opening is on the top of the penis.
Born in Bosnia, he suffers from a severe defect called bladder extrophy, which left his bladder underdeveloped and sticking out of his abdomen.
P110 Quality Of Life Evaluation Of Adolescents Born With Bladder Extrophy Who Underwent Complex Urinary Reconstruction Melanie I.