urorectal

ur·o·rec·tal

(yūr'ō-rek'tăl),
Relating to the urinary tract and rectum.

urorectal

pertaining to or arising from the rectum and the urogenital sinus of the embryo.

urorectal fistula
congenital defect in the urorectal septum resulting in passage of urine through the rectum.
urorectal septal defects
principally urorectal fistula.
urorectal septum
divides the primitive fetal cloaca into dorsal rectum and ventral urogenital sinus.
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Rica and colleagues (6) stated that asymmetry in the closure of the urorectal septum results in an urethraperineal fistula.
In addition, during embryologic development, the posterior walls of the bladder and rectum have the same origin and are separated by a urorectal septum during the seventh week of gestation.
Septation of this by the urorectal septum and Rathke's folds gives rise to the urogenital sinus (UGS), the cranial part of which gives rise the bladder.
Normally, as a baby grows inside the womb, the bladder and the urinary system separate from the bowel and the gastrointestinal system to form two separate systems by formation a urorectal septum.
Our patient presented with what has been described as partial urorectal septum malformation sequence (URSM), a condition caused by abnormalities of septation of the primitive cloaca.