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Introduction: HD

Description of HD

HD (medical condition): A rare condition where abnormalities in the bowel muscles prevent it...more »

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Hirschsprung's disease:
  »Introduction: Hirschsprung's disease
  »Symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease
  »Tests for Hirschsprung's disease
  »Treatments for Hirschsprung's disease

HD: Related Topics

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HD: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

HD as a Disease

HD: Another name for Hirschsprung's disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hirschsprung's disease
  »Symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease
  »Treatments for Hirschsprung's disease

HD: Related Diseases

HD: HD is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of HD (Hirschsprung's disease)

Some of the symptoms of HD incude:

Treatments for HD (Hirschsprung's disease)

Treatments for HD (Hirschsprung's disease) include:

  • Pull-through surgery - there are a few types of this surgery:
    • Swenson procedure
    • Soave procedure
    • Duhamel procedure
  • Ostomy

Treatment of HD: For more treatment information about HD, see treatment of Hirschsprung's disease (HD)

HD: Article Excerpts about Hirschsprung's disease

Hirschsprung's (HURSH-sprungz) disease, or HD, is a disease of the large intestine.

The large intestine... (Source: excerpt from What I need to know about Hirschsprung's disease: NIDDK)

HD: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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