Cloacal exstrophy

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What is cloacal exstrophy?

The cloaca is the part of an embryo that develops into the organs and structures of the lower abdomen. Exstrophy of the cloaca is when the bladder is open to the outside. The rectum may not open in the normal location and may be connected to the bladder.

Common symptoms reported by people with cloacal exstrophy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cloacal exstrophy

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Compare treatments taken by people with cloacal exstrophy

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Who has cloacal exstrophy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cloacal exstrophy patients who have completed their condition history
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