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Hirschsprung Disease

Hirschsprung Disease: Introduction

Hirschsprung Disease: A condition which is characterized by the congenital dilation and hypertropohy of the colon. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hirschsprung Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Hirschsprung Disease

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Causes of Hirschsprung Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Hirschsprung Disease

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Hirschsprung Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hirschsprung Disease

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hirschsprung Disease

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Hirschsprung Disease: Rare Types

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Definitions of Hirschsprung Disease:

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


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