Anomalies Associated with Ano Rectal Malformation: Experience in Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital

Authors

  • Md Shahjahan Resident Medical Officer, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka
  • Sabbir Karim Registrar, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka
  • Kazi Md Noor ul Ferdous Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka
  • Tariq Akhtar Khan Jr. Consultant, Surgery. Phase-B resident, MS (Colorectal Surgery), Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Md Aminur Rashid Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery & Pediatric Neuro Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/fmcj.v10i1.27920

Keywords:

Anomalies, Anorectal Malformation

Abstract

Anorectal Malformation is one of the most common congenital anomalies. It is associated with others anomalies. But those others anomalies are sometime neglected. The purpose of this study is to review the incidence of other congenital anomalies associated with anorectal malformation (ARM). This prospective study was carried out in the department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital during the period of June, 2013 to July, 2014. A number of 45 cases were included and data were collected on the type of ARM and associated congenital anomalies which were categorized according to organ system. Total study population was 45. Male: Female ratio was 1.37:1. Majority (55.55%) presented with ARM without fistula, followed by recto vestibular fistula 26.67%, perineal fistula 13.33%, and 2 patients had cloacal anomaly. Thirty two (71.1%) patients had associated congenital anomaly. Among them, 42%, urogenital anomalies, 37.78% cardiovascular, 20% craniofacial anomalies, 11.11% musculoskeletal and anomalies of central nervous system 11%. Among 32 patients, 57.14% patients had multiple congenital anomalies. It is imperative that a thorough clinical evaluation and systemic investigations of all patients with anorectal malformation necessary to exclude or confirm the presence of genitourinary, cardiac and other abnormalities which are directly related with mortality and morbidity.

Faridpur Med. Coll. J. Jan 2015;10(1): 23-25

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Md Shahjahan, Resident Medical Officer, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka



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Published

2016-05-30

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Shahjahan, M., Karim, S., Ferdous, K. M. N. ul, Khan, T. A., & Rashid, M. A. (2016). Anomalies Associated with Ano Rectal Malformation: Experience in Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital. Faridpur Medical College Journal, 10(1), 23–25. https://doi.org/10.3329/fmcj.v10i1.27920

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