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  eMedicine - Imperforate Anus : Article by Nelson G Rosen
The rectum and anus are believed to develop from the dorsal potion of the hindgut or cloacal cavity when lateral ingrowth of the mesenchyme forms the urorectal septum in the midline.
The anus develops by a fusion of the anal tubercles and an external invagination, known as the proctodeum, which deepens toward the rectum but is separated from it by the anal membrane.
Stenosis: This is a narrowing of the new anus.
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  Anus language - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Anus language is not associated whatsoever with the anus of anatomy.
Anus language is distinctive in that instead of using vocal communcation, communication is sometimes done via the anal opening.
Anus language is widely recognized as the foremost language in which to express blasphemy, swear-words and other unpleasantries.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Anus_language   (533 words)

  
  Anus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Feces are expelled from the body through the anus during the act of defecation, which is the primary function of the anus.
The anus is often considered a taboo part of the body, and is known by a large number of usually vulgar slang terms.
The human anus is situated between the buttocks, posterior to the perineum.
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 Anus - Medical Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The anus, in anatomy, is the external opening of the rectum.
Faeces are expelled from the body through the anus during the act of defecation, which is the primary function of the anus.
These hold the anus closed until the body is ready to defecate.
www.nursingstudy.com /encyclopedia/Anus.html   (150 words)

  
 Anus - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Anus is the Greek name for the ancient Jack-headed god of the dead in Egyptian mythology whose hieroglyphic is more accurately spelled Anubis.
As the god of defecation, Anus was identified as the father of Kebechet, the goddess of the purification of bodily organs due to be placed in jars during mummification.
Having become god of embalming, Anus became strongly associated with the (currently) mysterious and ancient imiut fetish, present during funerary rites, and Bast, who by this time was goddess of bile, initially became thought of as his mother.
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 Imperforate anus repair
Imperforate anus repair is surgery to correct birth defects involving malformation of the rectum and anus.
Infants with imperforate anus defect, however, have malformations of the rectum and anus, in which abnormal development of these structures leads to growth of skin over the anus, and incomplete development of the rectum.
Surgery for the low type imperforate anus (which frequently includes a fistula) involves closure of the fistula, creation of an anal opening, and repositioning the rectal pouch into the anal opening.
www.stv.org /adam/encyclopedia/ency/article/002926.htm   (487 words)

  
 Anus - WikiHealth
In anatomy, the anus (from Latin ānus "ring, anus") is the external opening of the rectum.
Feces are expelled from the body through the anus during the act of defecation, which is the primary function of the anus.
The human anus is situated between the buttocks, posterior to the perineum.
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 Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Imperforate anus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Imperforate anus is a congenital absence or obstruction of the anal opening.
Imperforate anus is a malformation of the anorectal region that may occur in several forms.
A condition of stenosis (narrowing) of the anus or absence of the anus may be present.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/001147.html   (398 words)

  
 Hittite/Hurrian Mythology REF
He was the king in heaven in olden days and Anus was the first among the gods.
Anus served as his cupbearer for 9 years before defeating him and dispatching him to under the earth.
Anu's female counterpart, imported to the Hitties through the Hurrians.
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 Imperforate anus repair
Imperforate anus repair is surgery to correct birth defects involving malformation of the rectum and anus.
Infants with imperforate anus defect, however, have malformations of the rectum and anus in which abnormal development leads to growth of skin over the anus and incomplete development of the rectum.
Surgery for the low-type imperforate anus (which frequently includes a fistula) involves closure of the fistula, creation of an anal opening, and repositioning the rectal pouch into the anal opening.
www.mercydesmoines.org /ADAM/Encyclopedia/ency/002926.asp   (524 words)

  
 Imperforate Anus
The incidence of kidney and bladder problems increases with the severity of the imperforate anus, ranging from 5 to 20 percent with low lesions up to 60 to 90 percent with high lesions.
Although the diagnosis of imperforate anus can be made by physical examination, it is often difficult to determine whether the infant has a high or low lesion.
With a high imperforate anus, a colostomy (to divert the path of stool) is usually done.
www.pedisurg.com /PtEduc/Imperforate_Anus.htm   (630 words)

  
 Imperforate Anus, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An imperforate anus is a defect that occurs during the fifth to seventh weeks of fetal development.
When the rectum is not connected to the anus but a fistula is present, stool may pass through the fistula instead of the anus.
Children who have had imperforate anus generally gain bowel control more slowly, and depending on the type of malformation and its surgical repair, some children may not be able to gain good bowel control.
www.cincinnatichildrens.org /health/info/abdomen/diagnose/imperforate-anus.htm   (1395 words)

  
 CIGNA - Imperforate Anus
Imperforate anus is a rare inborn abnormality characterized by the absence or abnormal localization of the anus.
Imperforate anus is an abnormality present at birth, and characterized by the absence of the normal opening of the anus.
Reported instances of imperforate anus include affected individuals in whom the condition appeared to occur sporadically, members of certain multigenerational families (kindreds), and individuals in whom the condition occurred in association with other birth defects or malformation syndromes (e.g., VACTERL association).
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 Imperforate anus Information on Healthline
Imperforate anus is a malformation of the anorectal region that may occur in several forms.
A condition of stenosis (narrowing) of the anus or absence of the anus may be present.
Imperforate anus is a relatively common congenital malformation that occurs in about 1 out of 5,000 infants.
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 Conditions By Organ: Anus - WrongDiagnosis.com
Anus: The opening of the rectum where solid waste leaves the body.
Introduction: The anus is the outer opening from the rectum.
The process of defecation is used to expel feces out of the rectum and through the anus.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The anus is a canal at the end of the digestive tract through which feces is expelled.
Trimming of hair around the anus for cleanliness is recommended.Toe nails should be kept as short as possible.
While abdominal surgery gives better results, elderly patients may be advised to undergo surgical correction of rectal prolapse via the anus, since this procedure is less stressful on the body.
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 Rectum and Anus: Biology of the Digestive System: Merck Manual Home Edition
The anus is the opening at the far end of the digestive tract through which stool leaves the body.
The anus is formed partly from the surface layers of the body, including the skin, and partly from the intestine.
The anus is lined with a continuation of the external skin.
www.merck.com /mmhe/sec09/ch118/ch118i.html   (193 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Imperforate anus repair
Imperforate anus repair is surgery to correct birth defects involving the rectum and anus.
For a high-type imperforate anus defect, the surgery usually creates a temporary opening for the colon in the abdomen.
Surgery for a low-type imperforate anus involves closing any small tube-like openings (fistulas), creating an anal opening, and putting the rectal pouch into the anal opening.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/002926.htm   (495 words)

  
 AllRefer Health - Imperforate Anus (Anal Atresia, Anorectal Malformation)
Imperforate anus is a congenital absence or obstruction of the anal opening.
Imperforate anus is a malformation of the anorectal region that may occur in several forms.
A condition of stenosis (narrowing) of the anus or absence of the anus may be present.
health.allrefer.com /health/imperforate-anus-info.html   (335 words)

  
 anus
The terminal opening of the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract); the solid residues of digestion are eliminated through the anus.
The last 2 to 3 cm of the GI tract is the anal canal, which continues from the rectum and opens to the outside at the anus.
The mucosa of the rectum is folded to form longitudinal anal columns.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/A/anus.html   (176 words)

  
 GayHealth: Home
Although anatomically your anus is the end of your colon which controls the passage of feces and gas, for many men and women it is a vital sex organ rich in nerve endings that give us pleasure when stimulated.
Commonly referred to as your "asshole" or "butthole," your anus is the opening at the end of your colon through which you excrete bodily waste, or feces.
Your anus is the hole through which your feces, or bodily waste, leaves your body (commonly called a bowel movement).
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 In Focus: All About the Anus — teenwire.com
The anus is the opening at the end of the rectum from which solid waste (feces) leaves the body.
The anus is full of thousands of nerve endings both inside and outside, making it very sensitive.
For some people, the anus is an erogenous zone that can respond to sexual touch and stimulation.
www.teenwire.com /infocus/2003/if-20031001p197-anus.php   (618 words)

  
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Avoid scratching the infected area around the anus, because this contaminates the fingers and everything else that is subsequently touched.
Mortality/Morbidity: The lesions in the spectrum covered by the term imperforate anus rarely are fatal, although some associated anomalies can be life threatening.
An inability to defecate is the major disability associated with an imperforate anus, which manifests as fecal incontinence or, more commonly, constipation.
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 Imperforate anus
Also known as anorectal malformation, imperforate anus is an absence or incomplete anus.
This is where the bowel stops slightly short of where the anus should be, or the anus is present but small or in the wrong
As the baby has not used their anus before, the skin around the anus will be delicate and very likely to get sore.
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 Introduction: Anal and Rectal Disorders: Merck Manual Home Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The anus is the opening at the end of the digestive tract where stool leaves the body; the rectum is the section of the digestive tract above the anus where stool is held before it passes out of the body through the anus.
The veins from the rectum and anus drain into the portal vein, which leads to the liver, and then into the general circulation.
An anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy is generally uncomfortable but not painful; however, if the area in or around the anus proves to be painful because of an abnormal condition, a local, regional, or even general anesthetic may be given before examination proceeds.
www.merck.com /mmhe/sec09/ch130/ch130a.html   (399 words)

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