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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To the Editor: The patient was a 16-year-old adolescent boy who was diagnosed with congenital megacolon. He had difficulty with defecating for more than 10 years.
Observation of effect of laparoscopic modified Soave operation in the treatment of neonatal long segment type congenital megacolon. Shandong Med J.
New concepts of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of congenital megacolon (Hirschsprung's disease).

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