Anorectal malformations affect 1 in 3000–5000 children, with varied incidences dependent upon geographical location. Accurate assessment, and subsequent targeted management in the newborn is critical to reducing potential morbidity and mortality. We have focused in this review upon the management of newborns with anorectal malformations, and the evaluation of the potential for long-term fecal continence.
- Anorectal malformations
- Fecal continence
- Imperforate anus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health