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Prune perineum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  524297     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An infant, born to unrelated parents, who had a rugated perineal mass which measured 17 cm in diameter is reported. No external genitalia or anal orifice was identified although the infant voided from a 5 mm crevice on the caudal surface of the mass. The patient died at four weeks of age. The perineal mass was made up of two separate sacs. The anterior sac resembled a urinary bladder in which two ureteral and a single vaginal orifice were identified. The posterior sac was continuous with the peritoneal cavity and contained bowel, left ovary, uterus and right kidney. The left kidney was small, polycystic and the right gonad a streak.
J N Peeden; R S Wilroy; R G Soper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Teratology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0040-3709     ISO Abbreviation:  Teratology     Publication Date:  1979 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-24     Completed Date:  1980-03-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153257     Medline TA:  Teratology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / pathology
Anus, Imperforate / pathology*
Ergotamine / pharmacology
Infant, Newborn
Perineum / abnormalities*
Vagina / abnormalities*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Teratogens; 113-15-5/Ergotamine

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