Anorectal Malformations: Introduction
Anorectal Malformations: Any condition which is a malformation of the normal anatomical design of the anorectum.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Anorectal Malformations is available below.
Symptoms of Anorectal Malformations
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symptoms of Anorectal Malformations
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Anorectal Malformations:
- Colon & Rectal Cancer: Home Testing
- Food Allergies & Intolerances: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Anorectal Malformations?
Causes of Anorectal Malformations
Read more about causes of Anorectal Malformations.
Disease Topics Related To Anorectal Malformations
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Anorectal Malformations:
Anorectal Malformations: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Anorectal Malformations
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...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 imbalance....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,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in...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" ...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 fail to be diagnosed with fatal...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 disorder with a variety...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...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Anorectal Malformations
Anorectal Malformations: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Rectal/Anal Health Specialists (Proctology):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Anorectal Malformations
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Anorectal Malformations:
Hospital & Clinic quality ratings »
Choosing the Best Hospital:
More general information, not necessarily in relation to Anorectal Malformations,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Anorectal Malformations: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Anorectal Malformations
Medical research articles related to Anorectal Malformations include:
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Anorectal Malformations: Animations
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Research about Anorectal Malformations
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Statistics for Anorectal Malformations
Anorectal Malformations: Broader Related Topics
Types of Anorectal Malformations
User Interactive Forums
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Definitions of Anorectal Malformations:
Anorectal Malformations is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Anorectal Malformations, or a subtype of Anorectal Malformations,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Anorectal Malformations as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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