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What is Aganglionosis, total intestinal?

What is Aganglionosis, total intestinal?

  • Aganglionosis, total intestinal: A developmental defect of the intestinal tract where the muscles of the intestines are unable to function and move food along the digestive tract. This form of Hirschsprung disease is differentiated from the other types by the location of the genetic defect.

Aganglionosis, total intestinal is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Aganglionosis, total intestinal, or a subtype of Aganglionosis, total intestinal, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Aganglionosis, total intestinal: Introduction

Types of Aganglionosis, total intestinal:

Broader types of Aganglionosis, total intestinal:

How serious is Aganglionosis, total intestinal?

Complications of Aganglionosis, total intestinal: see complications of Aganglionosis, total intestinal

What causes Aganglionosis, total intestinal?

Causes of Aganglionosis, total intestinal: see causes of Aganglionosis, total intestinal

What are the symptoms of Aganglionosis, total intestinal?

Symptoms of Aganglionosis, total intestinal: see symptoms of Aganglionosis, total intestinal

Complications of Aganglionosis, total intestinal: see complications of Aganglionosis, total intestinal

Aganglionosis, total intestinal: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Aganglionosis, total intestinal.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Aganglionosis, total intestinal.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Aganglionosis, total intestinal: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Aganglionosis, total intestinal.
Treatments for Aganglionosis, total intestinal: see treatments for Aganglionosis, total intestinal

Name and Aliases of Aganglionosis, total intestinal

Main name of condition: Aganglionosis, total intestinal

Other names or spellings for Aganglionosis, total intestinal:

Hirschsprung disease 1, HSCR1, megacolon, aganglionic, TIA, Rare form of Hirschsprung's disease, Aganglionosis, total colonic, Near-total intestinal aganglionosis, NTIA

Aganglionosis, total colonic, NTIA, Near-total intestinal aganglionosis, Rare form of Hirschsprung's disease, TIA
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Aganglionosis, total intestinal: Related Conditions

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