A Single Stage Procedure For Congenital Pouch Colon And Its Complications: A Case Report
Dr Rajendra K Ghritlaharey Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Gandhi Medical College & Associated Kamla Nehru & Hamidia Hospitals Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462 001 (INDIA)
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This is a report of a case of congenital pouch colon (CPC) type II, who was managed by a single stage procedure (exploratory laparotomy, ligation of the colo-vesical fistula, excision of the pouch and abdomino-perineal pull-through of the colon) which was done on the 2nd day of life. He developed severe stricture of the pulled colon and needed three further major operations (exploration and ileostomy, pull-through of the ileum and ileostomy closure). At present, he is 4 years old, is continent, is passing 3-4 stools per day and is doing well.