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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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.
I was a sick kid, although my mother never made me feel sick," recalled Novello, who was born with congenital megacolon (an abnormally large, distorted, malfunctioning colon) that was not repaired until she was 18.
When you have congenital megacolon your belly grows up very big .

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