Cloaca

Common Name(s)

Cloaca

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Cloaca" for support, advocacy or research.

Pull-thru Network, Inc.

The Pull-thru Network is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for those individuals, and the families of those individuals, who are affected by any congenital anorectal, colorectal or urogenital disorder and any of the variety of related diagnoses.

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2012

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Cloaca" for support, advocacy or research.

Pull-thru Network, Inc.

The Pull-thru Network is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for those individuals, and the families of those individuals, who are affected by any congenital anorectal, colorectal or urogenital disorder and any of the variety of related diagnoses.

http://www.PullthruNetwork.org

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Cloaca" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prenatal counseling for cloaca and cloacal exstrophy-challenges faced by pediatric surgeons.
 

Author(s): Andrea Bischoff, Maria A Calvo-Garcia, Naira Baregamian, Marc A Levitt, Foong-Yen Lim, Jennifer Hall, Alberto Peña

Journal: Pediatr. Surg. Int.. 2012 Aug;28(8):781-8.

 

With the advance of prenatal imaging, more often pediatric surgeons are called for prenatal counseling in suspected cases of cloaca or cloacal exstrophy. This presents new challenges for pediatric surgeons since no specific guidelines have been established so far. The purpose of this ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2012

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Persistent cloaca: a 10-year review of prenatal diagnosis.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey C Livingston, Mehmet Elicevik, Lesley Breech, Timothy M Crombleholme, Alberto Peña, Marc A Levitt

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Mar;31(3):403-7.

 

The purpose of this study was to review antenatal sonographic findings in children born with persistent cloaca.

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2012

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Reverse (posterior) cloaca with congenital rectal stenosis and pseudohermaphrodism: a rare entity with rare association.
 

Author(s): Intezar Ahmed, Shiv Narain Kureel, Naveen Chandra

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Reverse (posterior) cloaca is itself a rare entity and association of this defect with other congenital syndromes or defects is extremely rare to find. To diagnose this unique anomaly one should be aware about this very infrequently encountered clinical entity. Reverse cloaca is a ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2012

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Cloaca" returned 0 free, full-text review articles on human participants.

 
 
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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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