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Pseudoexstrophy associated with congenital pouch colon.
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PMID:  9869065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudoexstrophy or covered exstrophy is a rare exstrophy variant. The authors report a case of covered exstrophy that presented as a newborn with widely separated pubic bones and rectus muscles, a low-set umbilicus, and a subcutaneous bladder. The anal opening was absent, and there was a complex malformation of the external genitalia consisting of a small, laterally displaced penis and a right-sided ectopic hemiscrotum. Micturition and urinary continence were normal. The child also had a high anorectal malformation with a coexistent type IV congenital pouch colon (CPC) malformation. Both kidneys were normal. Preliminary surgery consisted of a divided sigmoid colostomy proximal to the colonic pouch. The literature is reviewed and the embryogenesis of pseudoexstrophy and its associated malformations are discussed.
R Chadha; A Sharma; D Bagga; J K Mahajan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-26     Completed Date:  1999-02-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1831-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Anal Canal / abnormalities*
Bladder Exstrophy / complications*
Colon / abnormalities*
Genitalia, Male / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn

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