atresia


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atresia

[ə′trē·zhə]
(medicine)
Imperforation or closure of a natural orifice or passage of the body.
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Atresia ani is associated with chromosomal abnormalitis.
The only effective treatment for biliary atresia is a liver transplant in advanced cases like Aleeyah's.
Considerando la edad de la paciente aqui presentada, las manifestaciones clinicas y los hallazgos pre y transoperatorios, se puede asegurar que presentaba una fistula rectovaginal congenita con ano normal asociado a atresia rectal y a duplicidad vaginal.
The incidence of jejunal and ileal atresia ranges from 1 in 1,500 to 1 in 12,000 births.
Case report: Isolated unilateral pulmonary vein atresia diagnosed on 128-slice multidetector CT.
A later study demonstrated the superior benefit of a CC hearing device, especially in patients with postoperative aural atresia [14].
Babies with microtia usually have severe hearing loss from having the ear canal atresia (where the ear canal is closed or not present) and deformed middle ear.
Sonic hedgehog gene (SHH), for instance, is regarded as a keystone sequence, especially in those patients with oesophageal atresia and anorectal malformations.
The influence of trisomy 21 on the incidence and severity of congenital heart defects in patients with duodenal atresia.
Congenital malformations that can result in cyanosis, increased pulmonary blood flow, and biventricular enlargement on electrocardiogram include transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary hypertension, single ventricle, truncus arteriosus, ventricular septal defect with moderate pulmonic stenosis, and occasionally pulmonary atresia with an intact ventricular septum and a large patent ductus arteriosus or significant tricuspid regurgitation.
Muscat: A medical team from Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) Hospital managed to perform a one-of-a-kind surgery in the Sultanate on a six-year-old girl suffering from biliary atresia, connecting part of her bowels to her biliary canals.