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Kim, Kim, Kang, Park, Park, and Jun: A case of successful vaginal delivery in a patient with a repair of an imperforate anus


As a general recommendation, women with a repair of an imperforate anus are candidates for vaginal deliveries if no contraindications exist. The adequacy (size and scarring) of the perineal body should be assessed by the obstetricians before making that decision. Together with a brief review of literature, we report a successful case of vaginal delivery in a woman with a repair of imperforate anus.

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Fig. 1
A perineal view of vagina of a patient. There is no vaginal septum, vaginal agenesis and scarring in genital tract. However there is anus near vaginal outlet (arrow).


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