Author | Dieter Mohty, MS2

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Vesical fissure in a newborn female: A variant of bladder exstrophy

October 13, 2020

During a newborn's initial examination, doctors discovered a non-erythematous, midline, suprapubic dimple located 5 cm below the level of the umbilicus. The remainder of the examination was unremarkable. On the second day of life, the newborn had a wet diaper with urine appearing to originate from 2 separate sources, including the dimple. What's the diagnosis?