MEGACOLON CONGÉNITO O ENFERMEDAD DE HIRSCHSPRUNG Esta enfermedad es un trastorno multigénico hereditario que se transmite de manera . Report. Megacolon Aganglionar Congenito (Enfermedad de Hirschsprung). LR. Luis Rivera. Updated 24 April Transcript. Megacolon Aganglionar. Hirschsprung disease (HD) is a motor disorder of the gut, which is caused by the failure of neural crest cells (precursors of enteric ganglion.

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Megaeystis Illicrocolonintestinal hypoperistalsis synorollle: Achalasia of distal rectal segmento Pediatr.

Special reference to megacolonn determination of the acetylcholinesterase activity. Some cases involve gene mutations for endothelin-B receptor. Enfermedad de Hirschsprung en el adulto. Total colonic aganglionosis initially diagnosed in an adolescenl. In addition, it is established that factors related to gender play a role, since men are preferentially affected, at a frequency of 4: Enfermedad de Hirschsprung en adultos.

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Progress in management and diagnostics. With diagnostic methods already established in the literature, the sole treatment is surgery. Comparison with c1inical amI radiological criteria.

Hirschsprung’s Disease

Todos los derechos reservados. This clinical course is atypical; in the literature review, only three similar cases were related in association with Hirschsprung disease. A developmental model and approach.


The technique considered as the golden standard for the diagnosis of HD is the absence of ganglion cells in a rectal biopsy specimen. J Pediatr Rio de J. Although access to this page is not restricted, the information found here is intended for use by medical providers. Female patient, 13 years old, coming from Campo Grande – MS, reports that since birth had intestinal constipation, with mean bowel movements at every days with hardened feces, being followed-up by a pediatrician and in treatment for functional constipation.


C Surgical margin with ganglion cells. In this latter case, HD may affect the entire colon and even the small intestine.

Megacolon agangliare, Acalasia rettopelvica, Megacolon aganglionico, Megacolon congenito, Morbo di Hirschsprung, Malattia di Hirschsprung.

In addition, the reported symptoms caused the girl’s parents to begin to justify such a fact as a result of some psychological, rather than organic, disorder. Discussion HD is a congenital anomaly that occurs due to a discontinuation of conngito cranial-caudal migration of neural crest cells, which are responsible for innervation of the colon, or when the ganglion cells undergo premature death between 5th and 12th weeks of pregnancy.

Enfermedad de Hirschsprung

Enterocolitis, constipation and fecal incontinence represent the main postoperative complications in children. Organic constipalion in adults.


This surgery is considered curative. Introduction 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.

Rectal lI1yectoll1Y for aganglionic megacoIon. Primary aganglionosis associated with imperforate anus review of the litcraturc pcrtinent to one observation. Complaints of fecal incontinence are often reported in the literature in cases of functional constipation and of enfermedav megacolon.

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Aganglionic megacolon in infancy. The lancet, Feb. Enfermedad de Hirschsprung del adulto: The girl was discharged on the 5th day after surgery. Some patients reach adulthood without a diagnosis for this disease. The aganglionic segment is permanently contracted thus causing dilatation proximal to it.

Enfermedades del Ano y Recto. Mechanisms of idiopathic constipation: Case Reports Late diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease. Un completo seguimiento postoperatorio no es posible.