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Cloacal duplication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8943133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cloacal duplication including the rectum, anus, and genitourinary organs is one of supernumerary development. Only two cases have been reported in the literature. A case with cloacal duplication is presented. The patient was an 8-year-old girl who has had fecal incontinence since birth. Successful surgical treatment was achieved by removing one rectum and exteriorizing the other through perineal raphe.
A B Salman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1996 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-20     Completed Date:  1997-03-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1587-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ataturk University, Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Cloaca / abnormalities*
Fecal Incontinence / etiology*,  surgery
Rectum / abnormalities*,  embryology,  surgery
Urogenital Abnormalities
Urogenital System / embryology

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