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Anus, Imperforate

Introduction: Anus, Imperforate

Description of Anus, Imperforate

Anus, Imperforate: A congenital abnormality characterized by the persistence of the anal membrane, resulting in a thin membrane covering the normal ANAL CANAL. Imperforation is not always complete and is treated by surgery in infancy. This defect is often associated with NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS; MENTAL RETARDATION; and DOWN SYNDROME.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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