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Images in paediatrics
Pseudoexstrophy: a forme fruste of bladder exstrophy
  1. Edmond Wright1,
  2. Edwin Harmon2,
  3. Michael Steiner3,
  4. Michael Nowicki4
  1. 1 School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  2. 2 Division of Pediatric Urology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  3. 3 Division of Pediatric Radiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  4. 4 Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michael Nowicki, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39217, USA; mnowicki{at}umc.edu

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A 10-year-old male presented with a long-standing history of functional periumbilical abdominal pain without associated symptoms. Medical history, surgical history and family history were unremarkable. Pertinent findings on examination included normal lower extremity strength and reflexes, no spine abnormality, normal positioned anus with an intact anal wink and undescended testes. The umbilicus was inferiorly displaced with a palpable circular defect. There were prominent soft tissue masses inferior …

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  • Contributors EW wrote the initial version of the manuscript. EH performed the surgery, contributed surgical information to the history and reviewed the manuscript. MS read the imaging study, contributed radiological information and reviewed the manuscript. MN conceived the idea for the manuscript, edited the initial manuscript and reviewed the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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