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 eMedicine - Imperforate Hymen : Article by Paula J Adams Hillard, MD
Imperforate hymen is at the extreme of a spectrum of variations in hymenal configuration.
The ectoderm fuses with the endoderm to contribute to the patency and canalization of the genital tract.
Diagram of hematometra and hematocolpos with imperforate distal transverse vaginal septum.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3329.htm   (5330 words)

  
 Imperforate Anus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Imperforate anus is the absence of a normal anal opening.
Imperforate anus occurs in about 1 in 5000 births and its cause is unknown.
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)

  
 HealthcarePros
Imperforate anus is one of the most common correctable congenital anomalies seen by pediatric surgeons.
All children with imperforate anus need screening for urinary tract anomalies and spinal cord anomalies, both of which occur in approximately two-thirds of children with a high lesion and one-third of those with a low lesion.
Although children with imperforate anus may have need for multiple surgical specialists for correction of their problems, the prospects for a normal life for most of these children is excellent.
www.childrens.com /Healthcare_professionals/Faxnotes/03feb10.cfm   (569 words)

  
 eMedicine - Imperforate Hymen : Article by Arlet Kurkchubasche, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Etiology: The hymen is derived from the junction of the sinovaginal bulbs with the urogenital sinus and is consequently a composite of vaginal epithelium and epithelium of the urogenital sinus interposed by mesoderm.
In patients with imperforate hymen, this obstruction is at the level of the introitus and becomes evident as the distensible membrane bulges between the labia.
Winderl LM, Silverman RK: Prenatal diagnosis of congenital imperforate hymen.
www.emedicine.com /ped/topic3000.htm   (2824 words)

  
 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.
Imperforate anus is a birth defect that usually appears to occur randomly for unknown reasons (sporadically).
hw.healthdialog.com /kbase/nord/nord629.htm   (1195 words)

  
 Imperforate hymen - New Treatments, October 2, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The diagnosis of an imperforate hymen should be made long before adolescence, optimally during routine neonatal and pediatric examinations; however, it is not unusual to see a teenager present with the typical picture of primary amenorrhea, cyclic or acyclic pelvic pain, bulging hymen, and hematocolpos.
Most cases of imperforate hymen are congenital due to failure of degeneration of central epithelial cells of the hymenal membrane.
Most cases of imperforate hymen are diagnosed before the age of 15 years.
www.ccspublishing.com /journals2a/imperforate_hymen.htm   (378 words)

  
 imperforate anus - General Practice Notebook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Imperforate anus is a congenital cause of intestinal obstruction, bladder and sexual dysfunction.
Imperforate anus affects 1 in 4000 new babies.
In males, the most frequent abnormality is imperforate anus with a recto-urethral fistula, followed by perineal and rectovesical forms.
www.gpnotebook.co.uk /cache/812318729.htm   (191 words)

  
 Surgery - Imperforate anus repair - Hartford, Connecticut
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 a high type imperforate anus defect usually involves creation of a temporary opening of the large intestine (colon) onto the abdomen to allow passage of stool.
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.saintfranciscare.com /12573.cfm   (616 words)

  
 * Imperforate hymen - (Sexuality): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
imperforate hymen A condition where the hymen is unusually thick and covers the vaginal entrance completely often making intercourse difficult or impossible without surgery...
An imperforate hymen is usually detected when a girl begins having menstrual cramps but no monthly flow...
This kind of hymen may not allow a woman to menstruate, have penetration during sexual activity, or have anything inserted into her vagina...
www.mimihu.com /sexuality/imperforate_hymen.html   (161 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - 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.
A major challenge for either type of defect and repair is finding, using, or creating adequate nerve and muscle structures around the rectum and anus to provide the child with the capacity to move the bowels normally.
www.drkoop.com /ency/93/002926.html   (511 words)

  
 Imperforate Hyman - New Treatments, October 2, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The imperforate hymen is most readily evident in neonates, often bulging with a mucoid substance and a distended, bright red, hymeneal curtain and red to pink labia minora and majora.
After menarche, imperforate hymen may become evident as an abdominal mass when accumulated menstrual blood forms a hematocolpos.
Imperforate hymen requires surgical intervention before the onset of menarche to avoid hematocolpos.
www.medical-library.org /journals3a/imperforate_hymen.htm   (233 words)

  
 Imperforate Hymen: Congenital or Acquired From Sexual Abuse? -- Botash and Jean-Louis 108 (3): 53 -- Pediatrics
Imperforate hymen diagnosed beyond the newborn period may present a dilemma for the physician.
Imperforate hymen is a rare vaginal anomaly in which a layer of epithelialized connective tissue that forms the hymen has
an imperforate hymen with a microperforation at 7 o'clock and
pediatrics.aappublications.org /cgi/content/full/108/3/e53   (2243 words)

  
 ► Imperforate anus repair
Surgery to correct one of several birth defects involving malformation of the rectum and anus (imperforate anus).
Infants with imperforate anus defect 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 a high type imperforate anus defect usually involves creation of a temporary opening of the large intestine (colon) onto the abdomen to allow passage of stool (this is called a colostomy).
www.umm.edu /ency/article/002926.htm   (491 words)

  
 Apsit - Latvia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Unidentified maps, imperforate at top margin; stamps upside-down with respect to map; 72dpi jpeg @80%.
Unidentified map; imperforate at right margin and between columns 18 and 19; 72dpi jpeg @80%.
N18 Szadow, 2x3, vertical strip of 3, block of 4; imperforate at top margin and imperforate between rows 1 and 2; stamps upside-down with respect to map; large prerforation holes; 72dpi jpeg @80%.
www.apsit.com /mapperf2.htm   (303 words)

  
 Imperforate Anus: US Determination of the Type with Infracoccygeal Approach -- Han et al. 228 (1): 226 -- Radiology
imperforate anus, and in all neonates with high-type imperforate
imperforate anus is critical in the determination of the surgical
Transperineal ultrasonography in imperforate anus: identification of the internal fistula.
radiology.rsnajnls.org /cgi/content/full/228/1/226   (1809 words)

  
 Hymen & Imperforate & Surgery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Usually an imperforate hymen is not diagnosed until puberty, when menstrual blood is prevented from exiting; the subsequent lack of periods or cyclic pain due to blood backing up leads to its discovery.
Treatment of an imperforate hymen is very simple: a Y- or X-shaped incision is made in the hymen, either with local injection of lidocaine beforehand or under general anesthesia.
She or he should sit down with you and your daughter (and dad too), explain what an imperforate hymen is and what can happen if it is not fixed, and then describe what will be done during this minor surgery and what your daughter can expect to feel afterwards.
health.ivillage.com /gyno/gynovagina/0,,5l8j,00.html   (422 words)

  
 5-Cent Imperf 1902   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Like the 1c and 2c values of this series, this stamp was issued in imperforate form for the makers of stamp vending machines, who were being encouraged at the time to devise machines that could vend stamps in post office lobbies.
The Parkhurst vending machine used imperforate coils at this time, so there are no Parkhurst private perforations, just some pin pricks in the stamps made by pins that advanced them to the customer.
A few of the imperforate stamps obtained by dealers and collectors were used on covers in pairs or blocks.
www.ggriffith.com /No315.htm   (880 words)

  
 Imperforate anus
Also known as anorectal malformation, imperforate anus is an absence or incomplete anus.
Imperforate anus occurs 1 in 3000 live births.
Imperforate anus can be divided into two groups.
www.aledgriffiths.co.uk /Imperforate_an.html   (834 words)

  
 Great Britain: Line Engraved Victoria Made Easy by Wm F Blank
The stamp is imperforate, has stars in the upper corner squares and a 'B' in each of the lower corner squares.
The first printing of the imperforate penny reds were made from the some of the same plates as the penny fls.
The imperforate penny red was printed from about 166 plates, besides those printed from the fl plates.
www.kernunnos.com /Philately/GBQVLE.html   (1698 words)

  
 Letter to the Editor (October 2002)
Furthermore, this "problem" is the same for the Government issued #345 imperforate coils as for privately made imperforate coils; the Government coils would have been made for a company that would have perforated them with a proprietary perforation or used them in a machine that affixed them, one by one, to letters.
No one can know for certain whether imperforate 3¢ horizontal or vertical coils were manufactured from any of the printings that were issued as imperforate sheet stamps.
As specialists have observed, Filstrup's Covel Manufacturing Company coil stamps cut from imperforate sheets are characteristically well centered with "boardwalk margins," which must have been manually prepared to achieve that result, not mechanically stripped.
www.usstamps.org /unlisted-3cent-letter.html   (3119 words)

  
 University of Miami School of Medicine - Glossary - Anus, imperforate
The anus is imperforate in the sense that the normal perforation we call the anus is absent.
The end of the intestinal tract has not made its way through the skin in the perineal area.
Imperforate anus occurs in 1 in about 5,000 newborn babies.
www.med.miami.edu /glossary/art.asp?articlekey=6602   (97 words)

  
 Stamps with Olympic_Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Imperforate miniature sheet with the complete set of 5 postage stamps, including Jesse Owens 1936, Kee Chung Son 1936, and Bob Mathias 1948 and 1952.
Imperforate miniature sheet with the complete airmail issue of three values including Mildred Didrickson 1932.
Imperforate miniature sheet depicting Olympic stadium in Innsbruck, 100.000 sheets issued, numbered serially.
www.silverdalen.se /stamps/4sale/t_olympic_games.htm   (1438 words)

  
 Constipation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Increasing the crude fiber in the diet (foods such as raw fruits and vegetables) and sprinkling raw bran on the food is useful in providing bulk.
It is important to distinguish an anterior anus (which is surrounded by normal sphincter muscles) from a very low imperforate anus (which lacks these muscles).
With an imperforate anus, however, evaluation and surgical treatment is essential for development of normal stooling patterns.
www.pedisurg.com /PtEduc/Constipation.htm   (625 words)

  
 Directory - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive Disorders: Anorectal: Imperforate Anus
Diagnosis of imperforate anus (the absence of a normal anal opening)is usually made shortly after birth by a routine physical examination.
The Pull-thru Network  · cached · Non-profit support and resource organization for families of children born with imperforate anus, cloaca, Hirschsprung's Disease and any of the associated defects.
Colon and Rectal Surgery  · Abstracts: Primary repair of imperforate anus in an adult.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=120723   (246 words)

  
 ► Imperforate anus
The rectum may end in a blind pouch that does not connect with the colon.
The malformations are caused by abnormal development of the fetus, and many are associated with other birth defects.
Imperforate anus is a relatively common congenital malformation that occurs in about 1 out of 5,000 infants.
www.umm.edu /ency/article/001147.htm   (197 words)

  
 ODP: Health:Conditions and Diseases:Digestive Disorders:Anorectal:Imperforate Anus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pull-thru Network - Non-profit support and resource organization for families of children born with imperforate anus, cloaca, Hirschsprung's Disease and any of the associated defects.
Colon and Rectal Surgery - Abstracts: Primary repair of imperforate anus in an adult.
Imperforate Anus Repair - Overview - adam.com provides quick, reliable answers to health questions.
beta.thesoftwarestudio.com /Health,Conditions_and_Diseases,Digestive_Disorders,Anorectal,Imperforate_Anus.html   (186 words)

  
 Imperforate Hymen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In cases of imperforate hymen, young women will often experience severe menstrual cramps without bleeding, since the blood is forced to flow backwards through the fallopian tubes and into the abdomen.
Thus, I must conclude that her hymen is not truly imperforate.
Treatment of an imperforate hymen would usually involve a surgical incision to perforate the hymen.
www.dreamtek.com /content/obgyn/hymen.html   (439 words)

  
 Anorectal malformations
The reasons could be inconsistency of the nature of the lesions found in patients along with multi-system associated malformations primarily affecting the prognosis of available procedures.
High imperforate anus is a complex anomaly that requires a combination of careful preservation of structures and precise anatomic reconstruction for optimal results.
Surgical treatment of high imperforate anus with definition of the puborectalis sling by an anterior perineal approach.
www.rcsed.ac.uk /journal/vol45_3/4530005.htm   (3640 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - Imperforate anus repair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Surgical repairs are performed while the baby is under general anesthesia.
The baby is allowed to grow for several months before attempting the more complex anal repair.
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
www.drkoop.com /ency/article/002926.htm   (511 words)

  
 Imperforate Anus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Non-profit support and resource organization for families of children born with imperforate anus, cloaca, Hirschsprung's Disease and any of the associated defects.
The prenatal diagnosis of imperforate anus with rectourinary.
Definition of surgery to correct one of several birth defects involving malformation of the rectum and anus (imperforate anus).
www.medlina.com /imperforate_anus.htm   (265 words)

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