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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Only few PTHS patients have comorbidity for Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR) characterized by the absence of enteric ganglia along a variable bowel length (congenital aganglionic megacolon) [1].