imperforate anus

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imperforate anus

[im′pər·fə·rət ′ā·nəs]
(medicine)
A congenital malformation in which the large intestine ends blindly.
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Quan L, Smith DW The VATER association: Vertebral defects, anal atresia, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia, radial dysplasia.
We would like to clarify that the term Vater sequence is currently not appropriate and it has been replaced by the term VACTERL association from the acronym vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheo-esophageal fistula, renal malformations, and limb defects (4).
In addition, the data suggested possible links between sertraline and both anal atresia and limb-reduction defects, and possible links between paroxetine and both neural tube defects and clubfoot.
In addition, the data "suggested" possible links between sertraline and both anal atresia and limb-reduction defects, and possible links between paroxetine and both neural-tube defects and clubfoot.
My six-year-old daughter, Chantel, was diagnosed with kidney problems, deaf in one ear, blindness as a result of immature retinas (though that has corrected itself), and spinal cord anomalies problems, and VACTERL association (Vertebral anomalies, Anal Atresia, congenital Cardiac disease, Tracheo Esophageal fistula, Renal anomalies, radial dysplasia, and other Limb defects).