Disease Information for Megacolon, congenital

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Distension
Abdominal Distension in Children
Abdominal distension/protrusion/sign
Abdominal Distention
Abdominal Mass
Abdominal Mass in Children
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Bowel/stool incontinence in Children
Constipation Children
Constipation in infants
Protruberant Abdomen
Rigid Abdomen in Children
Thickened bowel loops palpable/Abdomen
Vomiting
Vomiting in Children
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
RET Oncogene Mutation
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Colon dilated/severely air filled/ABD
Xray/Large amount of stool/ABD
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Colon distended not obstructed (Xray)
BE/Megacolon
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Chagas disease
Encopresis/childhood
Associated Disease & Complications
Anal Incontinence
Constipation
Intestine, psuedo-obstruction
Obstipation
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Enema
Definition

Congenital megacolon due to absence of myenteric ganglion cells in a distal segment of the large intestine.

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