congenital megacolon

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Noun1.congenital megacolon - 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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Observation of effect of laparoscopic modified Soave operation in the treatment of neonatal long segment type congenital megacolon.
New concepts of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of congenital megacolon (Hirschsprung's disease).
The rare disease - also known as congenital megacolon - is an illness where the patient's bowel is missing certain nerves, which can mean the bowel is blocked and cannot function properly.

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