Diagnosis and surgical repair of congenital H-type rectovestibular fistula in girls with normal anus: Two case reports and a review of the literature

Mehmet Hanifi Okur, Suat Cal, Selcuk Otcu

Abstract


Congenital H-type rectovestibular fistula with normal anus is a rare form of anorectal malformations. In the diagnosis of a female patient with H-type fistula, history may have an important role, creating a high degree of suspicion and calling for direct careful examination of the vestibule. There is also no consensus on the optimal treatment of this rare anomaly. Here, we present the diagnosis, clinical and anatomical features, and treatment results in the cases of two girls who had an H-type fistula with normal anus.


Keywords


H-type rectovestibular fistula; anorectal malformation; perineal canal; double termination of the alimentary tract; girls

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14534/j-pucr.2018542546

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