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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Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome with imperforate anus: A rare association and an innovative surgical management.
"At 4am the doctors came to tell us that they suspected that William had Down's syndrome, and he also had an imperforate anus and breathing problems.
Keywords: Enterolith, Colostomy, Imperforate anus, Urinary obstruction, Intestinal obstruction.
Congenital rectovaginal fistula, imperforate anus, hypospadias and other anatomical variants of cloacal dysgenesis can also be associated with maldevelopment of the Mullerian and mesonephric duct derivatives.
The infant, who was born with imperforate anus in Purnia district, was left behind by his father at a private hospital in the state capital due to lack of any means to fund his treatment.
External Examination: Normal upper limbs, single lower limb, omphalocele, imperforate anus, external genitals absent, single umbilical artery in umbilical cord., rudimentary tail.
Some of his recent publications involve reducing the risk of osteoporotic fracture; changes in long luteal protocol in assisted reproductive technology practice; and creation of a neovagina by the Vecchietti procedure in a patient with corrected high imperforate anus.
There was fusion of both lower limbs, absence of external genitalia with imperforate anus (fig 1 and 2).
Sirenomelia sequence is a rare congenital malformation characterized with a single midline lower limb.1 Incidence of sirenomelia sequence is between 1/60.000 and 1/100.000.2,3 Other anomalies associated with sirenomelia sequence are bilateral renal agenesis, sacral agenesis, external and internal genital defects, imperforate anus and cardiac defects.1,4,5 It is controversial that sirenomelia sequence is a variant of caudal regresyon syndrome or VATER syndrome.
Hereditary syndrome of imperforate anus with hand, foot, and ear anomalies.
There is a 40% incidence of coexistant anatomical abnormalities: choledochocele, annular pancreas, double diverticula, intestinal malrotation, imperforate anus, Hirschsprung's disease, congenital heart diseases, omphalocele, hypoplastic kidneys, bladder exstrophy, situs inversus, Ladd's bands, portal vein anomalies, polysplenia and Down syndrome (6,7).