Spontaneous ileal perforation complicating low anorectal malformation

  • TiJesuni Olatunji, Matthias Igoche, Pascal Anyanwu, EmmanuelA Ameh
  • African Journal of Paediatric Surgery, January 2015, Medknow
  • DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.160411

An Unusual complication of low anorectal anomaly

What is it about?

This paper highlights the importance of early diagnosis in managing abnormalities of the lower rectum such as imperforate anus. Early diagnosis helps prevent complications such as intestinal perforation.

Why is it important?

This paper makes reference to a particular case of low rectal anomaly which was not promptly diagnosed resulting in intestinal perforation. The case reported enables readers relate with the topic of discussion.

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