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What is Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

What is Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

  • Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: A rare and usually lethal gastrointestinal disorder involving dysfunction of the bowel and bladder due to abnormalities of the smooth muscle.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: Introduction

Types of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis:

Broader types of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis:

Who gets Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

Gender Ratio for Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: female predominance

How serious is Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

Prognosis of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: Most patients die during the first year of life. Males tend to develop more severe symptoms than females.
Complications of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: see complications of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

What causes Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

Causes of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: see causes of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

What are the symptoms of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis?

Symptoms of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: see symptoms of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

Complications of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: see complications of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis: see treatments for Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

Name of Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

Main name of condition: Megacystis microcolon -- intestinal hypoperistalsis -- hydronephrosis

 

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