Hirschsprung's disease

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Noun1.Hirschsprung's disease - congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon
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Type IV (Shah-Waardenburg syndrome) is associated with congenital aganglionic megacolon (hirschprung disease).