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Post open prostatectomy bladder exteriorization mimicking “acquired bladder extrophy’’

Authors Takure A, Onuora VC, Akrerele Williams

Published 17 March 2010 Volume 2010:2 Pages 31—34


Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 3

AO Takure1, VC Onuora2, W Akerele3

1Urology Division, Department of Surgery, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria; 2College of Health Sciences, Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin, Nigeria; 3Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria

Abstract: A 58-year-old Nigerian male had open prostatectomy undertaken in a private hospital 3 months before presenting at our out-patient clinic with leakage of urine and a widening supra pubic defect of 10 weeks duration. Examination showed the posterior bladder wall and visible trigone. Subsequently the defect was closed and he remained continent at follow up.

Keywords: post open prostatectomy, bladder exteriorization, adult bladder exstrophy

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