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J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2009 Oct;14(4):218-20. doi: 10.4103/0971-9261.59606.

Congenital pouch colon: Increasing association with low anorectal anomalies.

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  • 1Departments of Paediatric Surgery, Pathology, P.S.G Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and Hospitals, Peelamedu, Coimbatore 641 004, India.

Abstract

Three cases of type IV congenital pouch colon associated with low anorectal anomaly are reported here. Pouch colon may be a cause of intractable constipation in children operated for low anorectal anomaly. Excellent results can be obtained by exicision of the pouch. The radiological and pathological features of this condition are discussed.

KEYWORDS:

Congenital pouch colon; anorectal malformation; constipation; mega rectum

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PMC2858886
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