Diagnosis of the imperforate anus
The diagnosis starts with a physical examination. When the doctor suspects the condition, he may ask for an ultrasound and x-ray test of the abdominal area to understand the extent of the abnormality. To detect the abnormalities related to this condition, doctors may recommend some additional tests.
• Spinal X-ray, spinal ultrasound to detect bone abnormalities
• Echocardiogram to check for heart abnormalities
• MRI to detect the formation of fistulae in windpipe and trachea
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Treatment of imperforate anus
Surgery can help correct the imperforate anus can be corrected through surgery. It may need single or multiple surgeries depending on the complexity of the anatomy. A temporary surgery called colostomy may also help your child in having normal excretory functions. Some children have trouble controlling their bowel movements even after the treatment. In such cases, bowel management programs that include scheduled enemas can help parents their children have a quality life.