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the surgical formation of an opening from the colon onto the surface of the body, which functions as an anus
Surgical formation of an artificial anus by joining the colon to an opening in the anterior abdominal wall.
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On enquiry, he reported that he was a known case of imperforate anus at birth and was operated on the third day of life to create a permanent loop sigmoid colostomy
in left iliac fossa.
When the lower portion is brought out, it is called a descending or sigmoid colostomy
A temporary sigmoid colostomy
to avoid wound contamination was done in one patient with perianal involvement.
was usually performed, except in conditions where lesion was high or preference of operating surgeon.