Imperforate anus

Common Name(s)

Imperforate anus

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Condition Specific Organizations

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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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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Imperforate anus" 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

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The terms "Imperforate anus" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intestinal-type adenocarcinoma possibly arising from a remnant of the rectovaginal fistula tract formed after intermediate-level imperforate anus repair.
 

Author(s): Morio Sawada, Hiroshi Matsushima, Jo Kitawaki

Journal: Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol.. 2013 Dec;43(12):1286.

 

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2013

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Rectocutaneous fistula with imperforate anus in an adult.
 

Author(s): Kazim Duman, Yavuz Ozdemir, Cengizhan Yigitler, B├╝lent Gulec

Journal: Singapore Med J. 2013 Apr;54(4):e85-7.

 

Adult presentation of a rectocutaneous fistula with imperforate anus is rare. We report the case of a 22-year-old man who presented with an anorectal malformation and a rectocutaneous fistula. The patient complained of faecal matter passing through the external orifis of a fistula ...

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2013

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Creation of a neovagina by the Vecchietti procedure in a patient with corrected high imperforate anus.
 

Author(s): Paul B Miller, David A Forstein

Journal: JSLS. ;13(2):221-3.

 

Vaginal atresia is often associated with high imperforate anus. Because the commonly used methods of surgical vaginal creation (eg, McIndoe, intestinal segment interposition) may adversely affect urinary and fecal continence, the less-invasive Vecchietti procedure was selected for ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2009

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National Study on the Quality of Life of Patients With Anorectal Malformation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Anorectal Malformation

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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