An anomaly of the anorectal structures which occurs during fetal life. Absence of anal opening.
– Absence of anal opening (during newborn examination)
– no passage of first stool meconium within 24 to 48 hours after birth
– Abdominal distension after 2 to 3 days of life.
– Support the parents
– NG tube insertion
– Monitor IV therapy
– Position the baby on abdomen or side lying
– Take axillary temperature
– Provide care for child with colostomy