Imperforate anus repair

Alternative Names

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

Definition of Imperforate anus repair

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

Review

Kimberly G. Lee, MD, MSc, IBCLC, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/11/2009

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