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Hirschsprung’s Disease

Hirschsprung’s disease, or congenital intestinal aganglionosis, is a lack of nerve cell bodies (ganglion cells) in a segment of the bowel. This interferes with the coordinated squeezing action called peristalsis, which normally moves intestinal contents forward. Symptoms of Hirschsprung’s Disease Hirschsprung’s disease is a rare condition that people are born with.  Symptoms usually begin within a […]

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