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Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 11, Issue 5–6, pp 410–411 | Cite as

Urogenital sinus with sinorectal H-fistula — a hitherto undescribed anorectal anomaly

  • K. Thomas
  • V. Sripathi
Case Report

Abstract

In a urogenital sinus anomaly, the urethra and vagina are conjoint for a variable distance and the anorectum is usually intact and complete. We report a case of a urogenital sinus with a fistula between the rectum and the sinus. The anomaly was successfully repaired at 2.5 years of age through a midline muscle-splitting incision in the anterior perineum. The anterior wall of the anorectum was divided in the line of the incision in order to deal with the fistula. Repair was done in layers.

Key words

Urogenital sinus Anorectal anomaly Anterior sagittal anorectovagina-urethroplasty 

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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Thomas
    • 1
  • V. Sripathi
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsSundaram Medical FoundationMadrasIndia
  2. 2.Departments of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric UrologySundaram Medical FoundationMadrasIndia
  3. 3.Panchavati, Chetput, MadrasIndia

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