Anorectal atresia: Introduction
Anorectal atresia: Congenital malformation where the anal or rectal opening is obstructed. The malformation is often associated with other abnormalities.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Anorectal atresia is available below.
Symptoms of Anorectal atresia
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Treatments for Anorectal atresia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Anorectal atresia
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Anorectal atresia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Anorectal atresia
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more likely to be an ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, ...read more »
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Anorectal atresia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Rectal/Anal Health Specialists (Proctology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Anorectal atresia
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
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Anorectal atresia: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Anorectal atresia
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Anorectal atresia: Animations
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Research about Anorectal atresia
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Statistics for Anorectal atresia
Anorectal atresia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Anorectal atresia
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Definitions of Anorectal atresia:
Anorectal atresia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Anorectal atresia, or a subtype of Anorectal atresia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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