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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Twenty-four hours after Sam was born at The Royal Glamorgan Hospital doctors told Marie and dad Mark, 38, who works at Everest Double Glazing in Treherbert, that he had a rare condition called imperforate anus.
Monday's case involved a 10-month-old boy from Texas ("Dane"), who was born with an imperforate anus (no anal opening).
The claim alleged the spontaneous delivery of the infant with imperforate anus, ventricular septal defect, left facial palsy, umbilical hernia and inguinal hernia.
CINCINNATI -- A lot has changed in the world since 1980, but few things more profoundly, perhaps, than the quality of life that can be achieved for children born with imperforate anus and other bowel-related conditions that require complex surgical repair.