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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Congenital atresia ani associated with rectovaginal fistula in Ongole calf.
In cases with atresia ani and rectal diverticulum, a circular skin incision of one inch diameter was given at the anal region exposing the blind end of distended rectal diverticulum.
In calves with atresia ani et recti after skin opening at anal region, the blind end of rectum was pulled to the skin opening with the help of long allies forceps and opened the blind end to drain the muconium.
Calves presented with atresia ani and atresia ani et recti showed complete recovery by tenth postoperative day whereas, calves presented with atresia ani et recti and et coli showed signs of ileus and calf was culled due to poor response to treatment.
In the present case, an atresia ani associated with complete fusion of vulval lips and rectovaginal fistula was successfully repaired by surgery and ultrasonography was used to diagnose rectovaginal fistula.
Congenital recto vaginal fistula with atresia ani in a heifer: A Case Report.
Atresia Ani: A Congenital Defect & Its Successful Management in Non- Descript Calf.
Surgical treatment of atresia ani through circular anal skin removal has a good prognosis for survival.
Surgical correction of Atresia Ani in a Lamb and Kid.
Atresia Ani Associated with Recto-Vestibular Fistula and Vulval Agenesis in a Calf.
Hence, from history and clinical observation including absence of anal opening the case diagnosed as an atresia ani (Fig.1).
In the present case of atresia ani with its simple form of agenesis showed results after surgical intervention.