Hirschsprung disease is a developmental disorder characterized by absence of If a rectal biopsy does not show ganglion cells, revision of the. Publisher: Introducción: La enfermedad de Hirschsprung (EH) o Métodos: A través de la revisión de la historia clínica, se estudió la evolución. Palavras-chave: Doença de Hirschsprung; Megacolo congênito; Incontinência fecal. Introduction . Revisión: Enfermedad de Hirschsprung. Rev Ped Elec.

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Hirschsprung disease HD is an area of the colon large intestine that has stopped working the right way. The age of patients ranges hiirschsprung 10 to 73 years old.

Waste movement can get slowed or stopped in the area. The colon is a tube made of muscles.

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ds A hypothesis of HD was proposed; thus an anorectal manometry was asked, but its result was inconclusive due to patient’s lack of cooperation. Fifty per cent of the patients are younger than 30 years of age 3. Therefore, the most liquid stools upstream pass around the fecal impaction hirschsprun produce the reported symptom, known as fecal incontinence soiling.

Given these findings, emergency surgery was decided. Kirschsprung Like sindromes in patients with normal ganglion cells on suction rectal biopsy. It consists in a dee section of muscular wall of rectum starting from dentate line by transanal waywhich removes some of the top segment of internal anal sphincter, getting relief stenosis.

Authors must state that they reviewed, validated and approved the manuscript’s publication. The aganglionic segment is sectioned into the abdomen. Como citar este artigo.


Special reference to histochemical determination of the acetylcholinesterase activity. Case Reports Late diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease.

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An Assesment of anorectal molilily in the managell1ent of adult megacolon. HD is a congenital anomaly that occurs due to a discontinuation of the 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. The missing nerves do not develop as the fetus grows. Primary aganglionosis associated with imperforate anus review of the litcraturc pcrtinent to one observation.

The pathologist’s report showed the existence of ulceration foci with acute inflammation in the submucosa.

Moreover, they must sign a model release that should be sent. Recuperado a partir de https: Fourtecn-ycars expcricnce in diagnosis and lrealment. Your child may have: These patients tend to have milder forms of the disease, in which hypertrophy of innervated proximal colon compensates the functional obstruction by lack of innervation of the distal area 2. The healthy colon is descended from behind of the aganglionic segment, performing the anastomosis between the two segments Fig.

Not displaying this transition zone does not exclude the diagnosis of HD.

Hirschsprung disease associated with Mowat-Wilson syndrome: report of a case.

Several procedures are used to manage this disease after childhood; currently the option of choice is the surgical procedure of Duhamel. The treatment is surgical, removing the aganglionic segment and restoring continuity of digestive tract. We report a case not previously diagnosed, which presented as a massive colonic dilatation with a maximum diameter of 44 cm, with imminent risk of drilling that forced to perform an emergency surgery.


Causes HD is present at birth. In our case, we are in a situation of irreversible dilatation of entire colon, so we opted for a total colectomy, restoring intestinal transit by ileo-rectal anastomosis. Organic constipalion in adults. Megaeystis Illicrocolonintestinal hypoperistalsis synorollle: Rectum had a normal size. Comparison with c1inical amI radiological criteria. Changes in colorectal function in severe idiopathic chronic constipalion.

The disease rarely presents as an acute intestinal obstruction. Enfermedad de Hirschsprung en el adulto.

This can lead to serious infections enfermedsd harm to the colon. In HD, the nerves that tell the colon to relax are missing in one area. Postoperative evolution was torpid, with difficulty feedback by adynamic ileus and infection of surgical wound.

Therefore, fecal incontinence can cause emotional disturbances to patients, with subsequent relationship problems at school and with their own families.

Typically, patients go to the doctor with a long-standing history of constipation requiring frequent laxative use. Total colonic aganglionosis initially diagnosed in an adolescenl. Laboratory studies hirschslrung leukocytosis with left deviation and elevated C-reactive protein.

Ahsense of serotonergic neurons in the aganglionic colon.