CC BY 4.0 · European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2022; 10(01): e63-e67
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1741508
Case Report

Clinical Quiz—Newborn Female with an Anorectal Malformation and a Gynecological Abnormality

Anisha Apte
1   Department of General Surgery, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
,
Allison Mayhew
2   Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
,
3   Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
,
Veronica Gomez-Lobo
2   Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
4   Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
,
Marc A. Levitt
3   Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Abstract

We present a case of a newborn female with imperforate anus who on exam was found to have a rectal fistula in the vestibule, no vaginal opening, and a normal urethra. A diagnostic laparoscopy was performed to elucidate the internal anatomy. The case is presented with a focus on surgical strategies in approaching the female patient with anorectal malformation and a Mullerian anomaly, with questions for the readers posed in a quiz format.



Publication History

Received: 21 March 2021

Accepted: 05 June 2021

Article published online:
13 April 2022

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