Hirschsprung disease is a condition which causes blockage of the intestine. Children are born with it and symptoms typically appear shortly after birth. The condition occurs when some of the nerves normally present in the colon, small intestine, or both, are missing.
Rectal prolapse is also known as partial prolapse or mucosal prolapse. The rectum is the lower portion of the large intestine that meets up with the anus. When the rectum slips through the anus and it is exposed, this is known as rectal prolapse.
A condition present at birth where the child’s anal opening and the rectum (last part of the large intestine) do not exit through the sphincter complex (muscles for continence). Surgery can help improve the ability to pass stool.
A malformation in females where the rectum (lower portion of the colon), vagina and urinary tract are fused together, creating a single common channel. Children will need surgery to help correct this malformation.
When a baby is born with the bladder and urethra exposed on the outside of the abdomen, this is called bladder exstrophy. The open urethra is called epispadias. This condition requires one or more surgeries to repair.
We provide care for all types of colorectal and pelvic floor conditions including: