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Anorectal atresia/stenosis » Anus Q42.-

Definition:

A congenital malformation characterized by absence of continuity of the ano-rectal canal or of communication between rectum and anus, or narrowing of anal canal, with or without fistula to neighbouring organs. Excludes mild stenosis which does not need correction, and ectopic anus.
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See Directed Semiology: Catheter series.
Q42.0 Congenital absense, atresia and stenosis of rectum, with fistula|
Q42.1 Congenital absense, atresia and stenosis of rectum, without fistula| | Imperforate rectum.
Q42.2 Congenital absense, atresia and stenosis of anus, with fistula|
Q42.3 Congenital absense, atresia and stenosis of anus, without fistula| | Imperforate anus.

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Image 1 Photo 1,2,3 Imperforate anus WITHOUT fistula Q42.3. Image 2 Photo 1,2: Q42.2. Imperforate anus WITH fistula.

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