"Hirschsprung Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Congenital MEGACOLON resulting from the absence of ganglion cells (aganglionosis) in a distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE. The aganglionic segment is permanently contracted thus causing dilatation proximal to it. In most cases, the aganglionic segment is within the RECTUM and SIGMOID COLON.
- Hirschsprung Disease
- Disease, Hirschsprung
- Megacolon, Congenital
- Hirschsprung's Disease
- Disease, Hirschsprung's
- Hirschsprungs Disease
- Megacolon, Aganglionic
- Aganglionic Megacolon
- Congenital Megacolon
- Aganglionosis, Colonic
- Colonic Aganglionosis
- Total Colonic Aganglionosis
- Aganglionosis, Total Colonic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hirschsprung Disease" by people in Profiles.
Svetanoff WJ, Briggs K, Fraser JA, Lopez J, Fraser JD, Juang D, Aguayo P, Hendrickson RJ, Snyder CL, Oyetunji TA, St Peter SD, Rentea RM. Outpatient Botulinum Injections for Early Obstructive Symptoms in Patients with Hirschsprung Disease. J Surg Res. 2022 01; 269:201-206.
Svetanoff WJ, Dekonenko C, Osuchukwu O, Oyetunji TA, Aguayo P, Fraser JD, Juang D, Snyder CL, Hendrickson R, Peter SS, Rentea RM. Inpatient management of Hirschsprung's associated enterocolitis treatment: the benefits of standardized care. Pediatr Surg Int. 2020 Dec; 36(12):1413-1421.
Newland JJ, Dukleska K, Cowan S, Yeo CJ, Tholey R. Dr. Orvar Swenson and the Pull-Through. Am Surg. 2019 Dec 01; 85(12):1311-1313.
Harrington AW, Gasior AC, Einarsdottir H, Rothstein DH, Rollins MD, Ozgediz DE. Hirschsprung Disease: The Rise of Structured Transition and Long-term Care. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 09; 69(3):306-309.
Cairo SB, Chiu PPL, Dasgupta R, Diefenbach KA, Goldstein AM, Hamilton NA, Lo A, Rollins MD, Rothstein DH. Transitions in care from pediatric to adult general surgery: Evaluating an unmet need for patients with anorectal malformation and Hirschsprung disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Aug; 53(8):1566-1572.
Gosain A, Frykman PK, Cowles RA, Horton J, Levitt M, Rothstein DH, Langer JC, Goldstein AM. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2017 May; 33(5):517-521.
Manthey AL, Lachke SA, FitzGerald PG, Mason RW, Scheiblin DA, McDonald JH, Duncan MK. Loss of Sip1 leads to migration defects and retention of ectodermal markers during lens development. Mech Dev. 2014 Feb; 131:86-110.
Juang D, Snyder CL. Neonatal bowel obstruction. Surg Clin North Am. 2012 Jun; 92(3):685-711, ix-x.
Keckler SJ, St Peter SD, Spilde TL, Tsao K, Ostlie DJ, Holcomb GW, Snyder CL. Current significance of meconium plug syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 May; 43(5):896-8.
Prieto JC, Garcia NM, Elder FF, Zinn AR, Baker LA. Phenotypic expansion of the supernumerary derivative (22) chromosome syndrome: VACTERL and Hirschsprung's disease. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Nov; 42(11):1928-32.