Hirschsprung disease


Does anything make Hirschsprung disease worse?

The symptoms of Hirschsprung disease can become worse if treatment is delayed. Without clearing and/or removing the affected part of the colon, the colon can tear or become inflamed. An affected person can die if these complications occur.

Pini Prato, Rossi V, Avanzini S, Mattioli G, Disma N, Jasonni V.; "Hirschprung's disease: what about mortality?". Pediatr Surg Int. 2011 May;27(5):473-8. doi: 10.1007/s00383-010-2848-2.

"Hirschsprung Disease Overview" GeneReviews. 01 Oct. 2015. Web. 14 Jun. 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1439/

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