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Congenital Rectal Stenosis and Atresia | SpringerLink
Atlas of Pediatric Surgery pp Cite as. Congenital rectal atresia is an extremely rare malformation that is mostly described as part of a series of anorectal malformations. It is characterized by a normally placed anus and well developed sphincter muscles. The rectal atresia can vary from a thin membrane to a dense fibrous tissue. In congenital rectal atresia, the anal canal is normal and the anus appears normal in size and position however, there is an obstruction usually 1. The clinical features, diagnosis and management are discussed. Skip to main content.
Rectal and Large Intestinal Atresia / Stenosis (also called anal atresia)
If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. Introduction: Anal stenosis is a rarely seen type of anorectal malformation for which a variety of treatments have been described, including cutback anoplasty, posterior sagittal anorectoplasty PSARP , and a formal anoplasty, all done with or without colostomy, with inpatient stays and a significant anorectal dissection.
Rectal and large intestinal atresia or stenosis is the term used to describe a group of rare congenital conditions of the lower gastro-intestinal tract bowel. It can range from absence of these structures to malformations of the anus and rectum called colon, rectum or anal atresia. In anal stenosis, the anus will look normal externally but it will not be connected to the bowel.