Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Bladder: exstrophy

Contributor(s): Victoria Lipscomb

Introduction

  • Cause: extremely rare embryological anomaly (one reported case).
  • Ventral midline abdominal wall defect.
  • Ventral part of bladder absent.
  • Ventral abdomen wall formed by dorsal bladder wall.
  • Signs: bladder eversion through ventral abdominal defect, urine dribbling and scalding.
  • Diagnosis: physical examination.
  • Prognosis: extremely guarded.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Embryological anomaly.

Treatment

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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