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Epidemiology of partial urorectal septum malformation sequence (or 'persistent cloaca'): A population-based study in seven regions of England and Wales, 1985-2010

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Background: Partial urorectal septum malformation (pURSM) sequence (or 'persistent cloaca') is a rare congenital anomaly characterised by a joining of the urethral, anal, and genital openings into a single common channel. This study describes the epidemiology of pURSM sequence in England and Wales including prevalence, additional anomalies, and pregnancy outcomes. Methods: All cases of pURSM sequence prospectively notified to seven congenital anomaly registers in England and Wales during 1985...

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Tennant, PWG More by this author
Glinianaia, SV More by this author
Wellesley, D More by this author
Draper, ES More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Volume:
99
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2014
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2052
ISSN:
1359-2998
URN:
uuid:b795df3f-992e-4f7a-bd3e-e5b1660bb93b
Source identifiers:
484861
Local pid:
pubs:484861
Language:
English

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