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Cystic rectal duplication in infants: A case report and review of literature

Author(s): Gupta Vipul | Sharma Shyam

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 11;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 153;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Infants | intestinal obstruction | rectal duplication

Rectal duplication is described in a 1-month-old male infant who presented with constipation for the last 5 days. A presence of a cystic mass in relation to posterior wall of rectum revealed on clinical and radiological examination provided a clue to diagnosis. The clinical presentations and the management protocol of this rare entity are discussed. Authors review their experience with this rare entity and the pertinent literature.
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