atresia

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an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent

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The dad of three had been at the home of his former partner Dee Harvey visiting Emily, who had been in hospital for the first few months of her life receiving treatment for duodenal atresia, a condition which means the first part of her small bowel had not developed properly.
Lucy was born nine weeks ago with a potentially life-threatening condition, duodenal atresia, which meant her bowel had not developed properly.
Specific training on the U-CLIP(TM) was conducted by Thom Lobe, MD, Chairman of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Tennessee, who has used the U-CLIP(TM) in a number of procedures over the last few months, including laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia and duodenal atresia repairs.
These findings include any extracardiac malformation, the presence of fetal hydrops, omphalocele, diaphragmatic hernia, duodenal atresia, nuchal edema, single umbilical artery tracheoesophageal fistula, and cystic hygroma.
The intrinsic causes include duodenal webs, duodenal atresia, and duodenal stenosis.