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Imperforate Anus


Synonyms of Imperforate Anus
  • Anal Atresia
  • Anal Membrane
  • Anal Stenosis
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Ectopic Anus
  • High Imperforate Anus
  • Low Imperforate Anus
  • Perineal Anus
  • Rectoperineal Fistula

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Imperforate anus is a rare inborn abnormality characterized by the absence or abnormal localization of the anus. The rectum or the colon may be connected to the vagina or the bladder by a tunnel (fistula). With surgical correction, normal elimination can become possible.

    Organizations related to Imperforate Anus
    • Birth Defect Research for Children
      930 Woodcock Rd
      Orlando FL 32803
      Phone #: 407-895-0802
      800 #: --
      e-mail: staff@birthdefects.org
      Home page: http://www.birthdefects.org
    • Bowel Group for Kids Incorporated
      Bowel Group for Kids Inc.-Stet
      Oakdale, NSW None 2570
      Phone #: 61 -2 4-659 6186
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: gribbins@ozemail.com.au
      Home page: N/A
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      2 Information Way
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: 800-891-5389
      e-mail: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
    • National Advisory Service to Parents of Children with a Stoma (NASPCS) - The Charity for Incontinent and Stoma Children
      51 Anderson Dr
      Darvel, Ayrshire Ayrshire Intl KA17 0DE
      Phone #: 015-60 -322024
      800 #: --
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.naspcs.co.uk/
    • Pull-Thru Network
      2312 Savoy Street
      Hoover AL 35226
      Phone #: 205-978-2930
      800 #: --
      e-mail: PTNmail@charter.net
      Home page: http://www.PullthruNetwork.org



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