Congenital Pouch Colon in a Neonate
Congenital Pouch Colon (CPC) is a rare anorectal malformation (ARM) in which a part of or the entire colon is replaced by pouch-like dilatation. Males are more likely to be diagnosed with the condition compared to females. The highest incidence of the disease is in South Asia, with a significant number of cases reported from India. Early diagnosis can be made when there are hypoechogenic lesions on antenatal ultrasound scans. We report a case of a neonate with routine antenatal scans who presented with a distended abdomen and inability to pass feces. The diagnosis was made in the early neonatal period, followed by surgical management.
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Niaz S, Naz S, Raziq RA. Congenital Pouch Colon in a Neonate. Pak J Med Sci. 2022;38(2):426-429. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.38.ICON-2022.5771
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