Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 393–401 | Cite as

Congenital pouch colon associated with anorectal agenesis

  • Rajiv ChadhaEmail author
Review Article


This article presents a review of the history and development of the various types of congenital pouch colon. Also described are the criteria for diagnosis, the treatment modalities and the results of follow-up studies to emphasize the post-operative problems. The problem of pre-operative and post-operative fecal incontinence is dealt with in more detail.


Congenital pouch colon Classification Embryology Management Anorectal agenesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Lady Hardinge Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children’s HospitalNew Delhi India

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