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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For example, the baseline prevalences of anal atresia and right ventricular outflow tract obstruction defects are each estimated to be about 5.
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).
Anomalies associated with urachal remnants such as vesicoureteral reflux, meatal stenosis, hypospadias, umbilical and inguinal hernias, cryptorchidism, anal atresia, omphalocele and crossed renal ectopia are rare, but should also be considered.