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Imperforate Anus Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Anus, Imperforate; Anal Atresias; Atresias, Anal; Anal Atresia; Atresia, Anal

Networked: 419 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Imperforate Anus

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Sacral agenesis : 2 outcomes in 12 results : IBA
  2. Tracheal agenesis : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  3. VATER association : 2 studies in 29 results : IBA
  4. Familial duodenal atresia : 1 study in 24 results : IBA
  5. Annular pancreas : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  6. Transcription Factors (Transcription Factor) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Lorazepam (Ativan) : 1 study in 2 results : FDA 71 Generic
  8. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  9. Pallister Killian syndrome : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. tranilast (N 5') : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Imperforate Anus

  1. Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  2. Esophageal Atresia
  3. Hirschsprung Disease (Hirschsprung's Disease)
  4. Constipation
  5. Fistula
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Key Therapies for Imperforate Anus

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  1. Colostomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 36 results
  2. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback) : 2 studies in 5 results
  3. Intermittent Urethral Catheterization : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Cecostomy : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Ligation : 5 results
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