Reconstruction of the umbilicus in exstrophy

J. M. Sumfest, M. E. Mitchell, J. P. Gearhart

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Reconstruction of the umbilicus has cosmetic and functional value in the surgical treatment of the child with bladder exstrophy. We report on 12 patients who underwent creation of a neoumbilicus as part of genitourinary reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-454
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1994


  • bladder exstrophy
  • umbilicus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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