Congenital pouch colon revisited.

  title={Congenital pouch colon revisited.},
  author={Rajiv Chadha and Deepak Bagga and Jai Kumar Mahajan and Sanjay Gupta},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={33 10},
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The authors' recent experience with the study of the presentation, the pathological anatomy, and results of management of congenital pouch colon (CPC) malformations is presented. The possible embryogenesis of this condition is discussed. METHODS Between January 1991 and June 1997, CPC with anorectal agenesis was diagnosed in 39 patients, 27 boys and 12 girls, who were classified in four groups, based on the length of the normal colon proximal to the distended segment. In 31… CONTINUE READING