The abnormality results from failure of the urorectal septum to separate the primitive urogenital sinus from the hindgut.,
Developmental disorder detected prenatally or at birth.
|General Gross Description|
The diagnosis rests on the gross demonstration of a common structure serving as bladder and rectum.
|General Microscopic Description|
Textbook of Fetal and Perinatal Pathology. Wigglesworth JS and Singer DB (eds) Cambridge: Blackwell, 1989, pp. 1163-4.
Langman's Medical Embryology, 6th edition. 1990. Sadler TW. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins. pp. 75, 255, 268.
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|Synopsis by: Harold Yamase M.D. (T74000M20000)