W. H. Hendren, M.D., Patient Cases

6½-Year-Old Female Patient Referred for Extensive Secondary Surgery of Her Cloacal Malformation (Hendren Patient Case)

  • 6½-year-old female patient was referred in 1976 for extensive secondary surgery of her cloacal malformation
  • Thirteen prior operations included:
    • Colostomy at birth
    • Bilateral loop ureterostomies
    • Attempted vaginal pullthrough
    • Opening of the urogenital sinus
    • Suprapubic cystostomy
    • Closure of the bladder neck

3-Year-Old Female Patient with Total Urinary Incontinence and Unusual Cloacal Variant (Hendren Patient Case)

  • 3-year-old female patient referred for total urinary incontinence in March 1980, with an unusual cloacal variant
  • At birth, exploration showed a short colon attached to the dome of a small bladder by its cecum with two appendices, the usual situation in cloacal exstrophy
  • That was divided and exteriorized
  • An ileostomy was also performed