Division of Urology Patient Stories

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Bladder Exstrophy: Bracken’s Story

Bracken Bladder Extrophy

Born with his bladder outside of his body (bladder exstrophy), Bracken faced significant challenges. His family found help and healing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hydronephrosis: Maddie's Story

Maddie smiling

After an unexpected diagnosis of hydronephrosis at 17, Maddie had surgery to remove her kidney at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Kidney Stones: Alina’s Story

Alina

After Alina was diagnosed with kidney stones, her family found answers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s dedicated Pediatric Kidney Stone Center. 

Kidney Stones: Taylor's Story

Taylor with Dr. Tasian

After suffering through multiple kidney infections and failed treatments, Taylor’s family turned to CHOP’s specialized Pediatric Kidney Stone Center for answers.

Pediatric Kidney Stones: Farrah’s Story

Farrah Kidney Stone Patient

When 10-year-old Farrah’s parents took her to the Emergency Department for stomach pain, high fever and nausea, they didn't expect to learn that she had kidney stones.


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