Imperforate anus repair

Anorectal malformation repair; Perineal anoplasty; Anorectal anomaly; Anorectal plasty

Imperforate anus repair is surgery to correct a birth defect involving the rectum and anus.

An imperforate anus defect prevents most or all stool from passing out of the rectum. 

Imperforate anus repair - series

In individuals with a normal anatomy, the large intestine (colon) empties into a pouch-like portion of bowel (rectum). Through complex nerve and muscle structures, the rectum releases stool through the anus out of the body.

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