Chronic Constipation and Megarectum in a 14-Year-Old Patient Operated of Anorectal Malformation—Case Report

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present the case of a female patient, 14 years of age, who developed a megarectum and overflow of fecal incontinence as a consequence of chronic and severe constipation, after the surgical repair of her vestibular fistula at the age one. The huge rectum was resected than dissected down to the pelvic floor and a new anus was reconstructed via a posterior sagittal anorectoplasty with excellent results.

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Statovci, S. , Hyseni, N. , Ahmeti, H. , Llullaku, S. , Shefkiu, A. and Kocinaj, D. (2015) Chronic Constipation and Megarectum in a 14-Year-Old Patient Operated of Anorectal Malformation—Case Report. Surgical Science, 6, 157-161. doi: 10.4236/ss.2015.64025.

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