Hirschsprung disease is a developmental disorder characterized by absence of If a rectal biopsy does not show ganglion cells, revision of the. Publisher: Introducción: La enfermedad de Hirschsprung (EH) o Métodos: A través de la revisión de la historia clínica, se estudió la evolución. Palavras-chave: Doença de Hirschsprung; Megacolo congênito; Incontinência fecal. Introduction . Revisión: Enfermedad de Hirschsprung. Rev Ped Elec.

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Colostomy or ileostomy—If the bowel is infected, damaged, or if a large area is being removed, an ostomy may be needed. Discussion Hirschsprung’s disease affects about 1 in 5, live births and usually presents in neonatal period. Hirschsprung’s Disease HDalso known as congenital aganglionic megacolon, is an anomaly characterized by an absence of ganglion cells in the myenteric and submucosal plexuses in a variable bowel segment.

Some patients reach adulthood without a diagnosis for this disease. With this technique an extensive dissection of the anterior wall of the rectum is avoided, thus avoiding the risk of injuring adjacent structures. Rectum had normal caliber. The healthy colon above the area is pulled down through the affected area. The work of the colon is controlled by a number of nerves. Some families may have a strong history of HD.

Accllracy of the hariulll enema examination. The objective of this study is to report a case of late diagnosis of the disease at age 13, with symptoms of fecal incontinence in its evolution. Your child may have: Hirschsprung’s disease affects about 1 in 5, live births and usually presents in neonatal period.


A midline laparotomy was performed, finding a massive dilatation of sigmoid colon, attaining a diameter of 44 refision at its more dilated portion. Megaeystis Illicrocolonintestinal hypoperistalsis synorollle: This surgery is considered curative. A later surgery will be needed to reconnect the intestines.

Medicina12 1 The diagnosis is made by barium enema, anorectal manometry and rectal biopsy.

Diagnóstico tardio da doenc¸a de Hirschsprung

Niger J Clin Pract ; Department of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery. Pathological diagnosis was Hirschsprung disease. Then, hirschspruhg colon is lowered through the aganglionic segment, making an anastomosis at level of Morgagni columns. The rest of the colon was also dilated.

Hirschsprung disease associated with Mowat-Wilson syndrome: report of a case.

Another option in these cases is the realization of an end ileostomy following colectomy, to avoid the risk of a possible wound dehiscence, as it happened in our case. Maladie de Hirschsprung chez l’adulte. C Surgical margin with ganglion cells. An ostomy gives the remaining colon time to rest and heal.

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This is the result of a lack of migration of neuroblasts from the neural crest to the large intestine during embryonic period.

Case Report A year-old male was admitted in the Emergency Department by generalized abdominal pain accompanied by anorexia of several days duration. The treatment is hirschsprun, in order to remove the aganglionic segment and restore digestive continuity. HD presents itself by symptoms of constipation, such as a greater than h delay in elimination of meconium, abdominal distention and vomiting. Typically, patients go to the doctor with revjsion long-standing history of constipation requiring frequent laxative use.


Risk Factors HD is more common in boys. Ohservations in the inmunocytes ano macrophages in megacolon.

A hischsprung of the nervous control of ganglionic and aganglionic smoth muscIe in vitro. Approximately cases have been reported in literature. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

This clinical course is atypical; in the literature review, only three similar cases were related in association with Hirschsprung disease. The patient suffered from sensory aphasia episode, being diagnosed with ischemic stroke, with good recuperation without sequelae.

This factor contributed to the delay in her diagnosis, driving the pediatrician out of a HD hypothesis. The disadvantage of this technique is that it requires a new intervention to restore the intestinal transit.