Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Program | Conditions We Treat

Hirschsprung's Disease

Hirschsprung's disease occurs when some of your baby’s intestinal nerve cells don’t develop properly, causing them to interfere with the movement of food and stools in the intestines. The intestine...

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Anorectal Malformation

Anorectal malformations are birth defects where the anus and rectum (the lower end of the digestive tract) do not develop properly. During a bowel movement, stool passes from the large intestine to...

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Cloacal Deformities

Cloacal deformities encompass a wide range of complicated defects in girls that occur during fetal development of the lower abdominal structures, particularly the intestinal and genito-urinary tracts,...

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Cloacal Exstrophy

A child with cloacal exstrophy is typically born with many intra-abdominal structures exposed. Although it is a serious condition, and requires a series of operations, the long-term outcome is good...

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Intractable Constipation

Constipation is a common concern among parents of small children. In fact, almost five percent of pediatrician visits are related to constipation and at least 25 percent of visits to pediatric...

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Intractable Fecal Incontinence

Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, causing unexpected stool (feces) to leak. “Intractable” fecal incontinence is incontinence that is difficult to manage or treat. In many...

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