Hirschsprung’s Disease: A Historical Overview

Tatsuo Kuroda

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Hirschsprung’s disease is one of the most common and representative pediatric surgical diseases with the incidence of 1 out of 5000 live births. This disease is characterized by congenital megacolon and severe constipation, which sometimes result in fatal septic pathophysiology when remained untreated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHirschsprung’s Disease and the Allied Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationStatus Quo and Future Prospects of Treatment
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9789811336065
ISBN (Print)9789811336058
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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