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  1. imperforate anusnoun

    a congenital defect of the anus; there is partial or complete obstruction of the anal opening

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  1. Imperforate anus

    An imperforate anus or anorectal malformations (ARMs) are birth defects in which the rectum is malformed. ARMs are a spectrum of different congenital anomalies which vary from fairly minor lesions to complex anomalies. The cause of ARMs is unknown; the genetic basis of these anomalies is very complex because of their anatomical variability. In 8% of patients, genetic factors are clearly associated with ARMs. Anorectal malformation in Currarino syndrome represents the only association for which the gene HLXB9 has been identified.

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  1. imperforate anus

    Imperforate anus, also known as anal atresia, is a birth defect where the opening to the anus is missing or blocked. This defect prevents the normal expulsion of stool from the body, requiring immediate medical treatment. It is usually identified quickly after birth and may be associated with other abnormalities of the rectum and genitals.

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  1. Imperforate anus

    An imperforate anus or anorectal malformations are birth defects in which the rectum is malformed. ARMs are a spectrum of different congenital anomalies in males and females, that varies from fairly minor lesions, as well as complex anomalies. The cause of ARMs is unknown, the genetic basis of these anomalies is very complex because of their anatomical variability, in an 8% of patients genetic factors are clearly associated with ARMs. Anorectal Malformation in Currarino Syndrome represent the only association for which the gene HLXB9 has been identified.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperforate anus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imperforate anus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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