Imperforate anus with renal ectopia

Shari Berg, Kim Michael

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This case study describes the sonographic findings of an infant born with an imperforate anus. Imperforate anus occurs in about 1 in 4000 to 5000 live births. It can be associated with VACTERL or VATER syndrome, which includes vertebral, anal, cardiac, tracheoesophageal, renal, and limb malformations. Prognosis depends on the level of the imperforate anus and the extent of the associated anomalies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)34-38
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008


  • Imperforate anus
  • Infant
  • VACTERL syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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