"Anus, Imperforate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Anus, Imperforate
- Imperforate Anus
- Atresia, Anal
- Anal Atresia
- Anal Atresias
- Atresias, Anal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Anus, Imperforate" by people in Profiles.
Cairo SB, Rothstein DH, Harmon CM. Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Management of Anorectal Malformations. Clin Perinatol. 2017 12; 44(4):819-834.
Juang D, Snyder CL. Neonatal bowel obstruction. Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Jun; 92(3):685-711, ix-x.
Bardakjian TM, Schneider AS, Ng D, Johnston JJ, Biesecker LG. Association of a de novo 16q copy number variant with a phenotype that overlaps with Lenz microphthalmia and Townes-Brocks syndromes. BMC Med Genet. 2009 Dec 16; 10:137.