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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The absence of ganglion cells and the presence of hypertrophic nerves in the eosin and haematoxylin sections and greenish black nerve fibers with absence of ganglion cells in the acetylcholine esterase stained sections were the diagnostic criteria used to identify Hirschprungs disease.
Las propuestas de tratamiento varian entre los grupos que han hecho los informes de los casos, sin embargo, hay aspectos comunes como corregir la MAR si esta presente (y segun el caso se individualiza la conveniencia de una colostomia previa a la cirugia correctiva), la reseccion del segmento afectado si se demuestra disganglionosis o enfermedad de Hirschprung y la reseccion de los teratomas y las otras neoplasias por el riesgo potencial de malignizacion, ademas se debe hacer un manejo correcto de las malformaciones y las complicaciones asociadas.
In 1876 Hirschprung first reported the confirmed if there is free flow of barium into technique of hydrostatic reduction, and after terminal ileum, expulsion of faeces and flatus with monitoring a series of 107 cases, reported 35% barium, disappearance of mass and clinically child mortality rate in 1905.
RESULTADOS: Descripcion de los hallazgos endosonograficos en las enfermedades estudiadas: polipos, 15; estenosis esofagicas, 2; lesiones pancreaticas, 3; esofagitis de reflujo, 4; enfermedad de Hirschprung, 2; MALToma, 3.
Immunostaining of Cytoskeletal Proteins in Normal, Ganglionic, and Aganglionic Bowel From a Patient With Hirschprung Disease (HD) Normal HD Ganglionic ++ + [+ or -] - ++ + [+ or -] - Dystrophin 4 4 ...
Type IV (Shah-Waardenburg syndrome) is associated with congenital aganglionic megacolon (hirschprung disease).