How many are born with bladder exstrophy?

Bladder exstrophy is rare disorder that happens in about 1 in 30,000 babies. It is more likely in boys than girls. Cloacal exstrophy (a form of bladder exstrophy) ... more

When does bladder exstrophy develop?

The condition of exstrophy occurs during the development of the embryo (the name given to the baby during this stage) very early in the pregnancy, about 4 to 5 ... more

How is bladder exstrophy diagnosed?

Sometimes, exstrophy is diagnosed when a pregnant woman has an ultrasound. The ultrasound doctor (radiologist) might notice the bladder is not full. But unborn ... more

Webinar recording - Overview of Bladder Exstrophy

Dr. William Reiner, professor of Pediatric Urology at the University of Oklahoma's Department of Urology provides an excellent overview of bladder exstropy in this ... more

What is Bladder Exstrophy?

A bladder not formed correctly Bladder exstrophy (EK-struh-fee) is a bladder that is not formed correctly at birth. In most cases, the bladder and genitals are ... more