Acquired posterior urethral diverticulum following surgery for anorectal malformations.

  title={Acquired posterior urethral diverticulum following surgery for anorectal malformations.},
  author={Shumyle Alam and Taiwo Akeem Lawal and A. Pena and Curtis A. Sheldon and M Andrew Levitt},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={46 6},
PURPOSE Despite significant advances in the surgical management of anorectal malformations (ARMs), many children still experience significant debilities from potentially avoidable complications. One complication, the posterior urethral diverticulum, may have untoward consequences if not recognized and treated. METHODS A retrospective cohort review was undertaken of male patients who presented to us with persistent problems after being operated on elsewhere for ARM. Twenty-nine patients… CONTINUE READING

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