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Descriptor English:   Anus, Imperforate 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ano Imperforado 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Anus Imperfurado 
Synonyms English:   Anal Atresia
Anal Atresias
Atresia, Anal
Atresias, Anal
Imperforate Anus  
Tree Number:   C06.198.050
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   66(64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   1010 
Unique Identifier:   D001006 

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