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Chronic perianal fistula: beware of rectal duplication.
  1. K. L. Narasimharao,
  2. R. V. Patel,
  3. A. K. Malik,
  4. S. K. Mitra
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.


    A child with cystic duplication of the rectum containing ectopic duodenal mucosa and aberrant pancreatic tissue presenting as a chronic perianal fistula is reported. The duplication was removed by subtotal excision of the cyst along with mucosal sleeve resection from the common septum with the rectal wall.

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