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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Kapczuk K, Friebe Z, Iwaniec K, Kedzia W Creation of a neovagina in a patient with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome and rectovestibular fistula concomitant with imperforate anus.
Gender ratio Female to male ratio in pediatric cases is 2:1 Female to male ratio in adult cases is 6:1 Age Predilection The majority of patients are diagnosed at birth due to the presence of an imperforate anus Risk Factors None Treatment Excision of presacral mass.
An enteroliths causing intestinal obstruction and sometimes perforation has been reported rarely, but such stone causing bladder outlet obstruction in association with imperforate anus has not been reported yet.
Imperforate anus is a rare congenital defect where the anus has no opening.
1-3) Other abnormalities include imperforate anus, renal agenesis or dysgenesis, internal genital organ agenesis except for the gonads, absent or hypoplastic renal arteries, oligohydramnios and presence of aberrant vasculature.
The fifth case (F508del/S1235R) also presented with a prenatally diagnosed DiGeorge syndrome (cardiac malformation) with an imperforate anus detected at birth (29 weeks).
Irregularities negatively linked to clefts were congenital heart defects, spina bifida, and VATER complex (vertebral defects, imperforate anus, tracheo-esophageal fistula, and radial and renal dysplasia).
The device should not be used in infants weighing less than 1,800 grams at birth, those with evidence of head trauma or skull fracture that is causing major intracranial bleeding, or those with an imperforate anus.
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.
For example, a child with a pattern of characteristics including vertebral defects, an imperforate anus, tracheoesophageal fistula, radial and/or renal dysplasia (and perhaps limb defects) can today be diagnosed with VATER association.