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Hirschsprung's disease

Saltos de línea: Hirsch|sprung's dis|ease
Pronunciación: /ˈhɪəʃˌ(s)prʊŋz
 
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Definición de Hirschsprung's disease en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A congenital condition in which the rectum and part of the colon fail to develop a normal system of nerves, leading to an accumulation of faeces in the colon following birth.
Example sentences
  • The most common associated conditions include Hirschsprung's disease and imperforate anus.
  • Children with an organic cause for constipation, such as Hirschsprung's disease, were excluded.
  • Anorectal manometry is indicated to demonstrate the rectoanal inhibitory reflex and to rule out Hirschsprung's disease.

Origen

early 20th century: named after Harald Hirschsprung (1830–1916), Danish paediatrician.

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