Hirschsprung’S Disease

(Hirschsprung’s disease; Hirschsprung’s disease) Hirschsprung’s disease is a congenital anomaly with a lack of innervation of the lower intestine, which is mostly limited to the colon, leading to a partial or complete obstruction. The symptoms are constipation and bloating. The diagnosis is made by barium enema and biopsy. The anal manometry can help in the diagnosis and shows lack of relaxation of the internal anal sphincter. The treatment is surgical….

September 3, 2018