Hirschsprung's disease


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Hirschsprung's disease

[′hərsh‚pru̇ŋz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A disease caused by absence of the myenteric ganglion cells in a segment of rectum or distal colon, resulting in spasm of the affected part and dilation of the bowel proximal to the defect.
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A study has suggested that, Hirschsprung's disease children with lower age have a lower incidence of secondary intestinal tract lesion,8 which could improve radical effect and was beneficial to the recovery of postoperative defecation function.
In light of above observations, this study was conducted to compare the in vitro contractility in the gut tissues of Hirschsprung's disease and the other congenital gut malformations using acetylcholine and histamine as chemical mediators.
Conclusion: Expression of Interstitial cells of Cajal in outer muscular layer of colorectum of Hirschsprung's disease was significantly reduced.
Hirschsprung's disease associated with Down syndrome: A meta-analysis of incidence, functional outcomes and mortality.
Application of a plain abdominal radiograph transition zone (PARTZ) in Hirschsprung's disease.
16) In one study, the transanal trocar procedure was conducted for correction of sigmoid colon in Hirschsprung's disease.
Ileal atresia, malrotation and hirschsprung's disease.
Mum Danielle Currer, 32, of Whitburn, said: "Logan has been diagnosed with Hirschsprung's disease.
Preoperative enterocolitis is associated with poorer long-term bowel function after Soave-Boley endorectal pull-through for Hirschsprung's disease.
Rectal suction biopsy (RSB), first reported by Noblett in 1969, is considered the standard of care for the diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease in patients under 3 years of age.
My son Louis was very sick with Hirschsprung's disease when he was born and I nearly lost him so I know what it's like to be the mother of an ill child.
The loss of calretinin expression indicates aganglionosis in Hirschsprung's disease.