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Covered exstrophy with visceral sequestration: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  16418965     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a male newborn with asymmetrical epispadic diphallia and congenital urethral fistula, and exomphalos minor. A segment of bowel was attached in the region of the pubis; with no communication to the underlying bowel. This was excised; histological examination revealed this to be a colonic remnant. The excision of the examphalos minor and approximation of the pubis and the rectus sheath over the bladder was also done; urethroplasty is planned at a later date. A comprehensive review of the available literature revealed only eight such cases before this; the possible embryology is discussed.
Y K Sarin; A Sinha; S Ojha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-18     Completed Date:  2006-03-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  437-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College and associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Bladder Exstrophy / embryology,  surgery*
Colon / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Urethral Diseases / congenital*
Urinary Fistula / congenital*

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