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:: Volume 16, Issue 3 (10-2014) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014, 16(3): 111-116 Back to browse issues page
Associated malformations in newborns with imperforate anus in Gorgan, Iran (2006-10)
Mirfazeli A * 1, Mohammadipour A2 , Baghaeian A3 , Sanagoo A4 , Nomali M5
1- Assistant Professor, Gorgan Congenital Malformations Research Center, Department of Neonatology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , arezou_mirfazeli@yahoo.com
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Neonatology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
3- General Physician, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
4- Associate Professor, Gorgan Nursing Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
5- Nurse, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
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Background and Objective: Imperforate anus is a common anorectal malformation, which is associated with other anomalies. This study was done to determine the associated malformations in newborns with imperforate anus in northern Iran. Methods: This descriptive study was carried out on 40 hospitalized newborns (24 boys and 16 girls) with imperforate anus in Taleghani teaching hospital in Gorgan, northern Iran during 2006-10. Results: From 40 newborns with imperforate anus, 23 newborns (57.5%) had associated anomalies. The commonest associated anomalies was genitourinary (65.2%) followed by heart (47.8%), gastrointestinal (13%) and musculoskeletal anomalies (8.7%). Conclusion: Associated anomalies in newborns with imperforate anus in northern Iran have a high prevalence in comparison with other reports.
Keywords: Imperforate anus, Associated anomaly, Genitourinary tract anomaly, Heart anomaly
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Mirfazeli A, Mohammadipour A, Baghaeian A, Sanagoo A, Nomali M. Associated malformations in newborns with imperforate anus in Gorgan, Iran (2006-10). J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014; 16 (3) :111-116
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