Congenital Pouch Colon

  • Devendra K. Gupta
  • Shilpa Sharma
  • Kashish Khanna


Congenital pouch colon (CPC) is a type of anorectal anomaly where a pouch-like dilated and shortened colon is associated with the anorectal malformation (ARM). It is reported widely from the South Asian subcontinental countries India, Pakistan and Bangladesh with anecdotal cases from other parts of the world [1, 2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Devendra K. Gupta
    • 1
  • Shilpa Sharma
    • 1
  • Kashish Khanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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