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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-28

Covered exstrophy with anorectal malformation and vaginal duplication


Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India

Correspondence Address:
J K Mahajan
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.74519

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Covered exstrophy is a rare variant of the exstrophy-epispadias complex. We report a female newborn with covered exstrophy, absent anal opening and duplication of the introitus and the lower vagina. This rare, previously unreported, combination of anomalies highlights the complexity of the embryological events in the caudal area during separation of the hindgut and allantois.






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