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How do medications treatment anal atresia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Anal atresia is not treated with medications. This birth defect is treated by surgery. The surgery creates an passage from the intestines to a surgically recreated anus that allows feces to leave the body.

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