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Bladder exstrophy » Abdomen Q64.1

Definition:

Complex malformation characterized by a defect in the closure of the lower abdominal wall and bladder. Bladder opens in the ventral wall of the abdomen between the umbilicus and the symphysis pubis. It is often associated with epispadias and structural anomalies of the pubic bones.

Notes:

SEE ALSO Q87.8, Q89.8, Q43.7.

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2 cases with bladder exstrophy.

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