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Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Conditions

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of pediatric colorectal conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National Hospital.

Anorectal Malformations or Imperforate Anus

Our colorectal surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations, a congenital defect also known as imperforate anus that occurs when a baby's anal opening, rectum and associated nerves do not properly develop. Learn more about how our surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations.

Cloacal Malformations

We offer the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment for cloacal malformations, a type of anorectal malformation that occurs in developing female fetuses.