Bladder exstrophy is a complex, rare disorder present at birth. While a baby is developing in the womb, the bladder does not develop normally and is exposed through an opening on the abdominal wall. Urine produced by the kidneys drains into this open area and is not stored normally in the bladder.
The Division of Urology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of the top pediatric urology programs in the nation. Our integrated approach to care will help your child function to his fullest potential.