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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Barium stone formation in the vagina of a child with persistent cloaca following a distal colostogram


1 Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria
2 Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lofty-John Chukwuemeka Anyanwu
Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University, P.O. Box: 2536, Kano
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1596-2393.158937

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Persistent cloaca is a severe form of malformation of the anorectum. A distal colostogram is important in the planning of its treatment. We report herein a case of a girl who had barium stone formation within her vagina following a distal colostogram. Water soluble contrasts are recommended for this procedure.


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