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Hirschsprung's disease--long-term results in non-operated cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  866666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. In cases of Hirschsprung's disease with aganglionic segment confined to the rectum, even severe symptoms can subside considerably at some time or other usually before the age of 20. 2. Very slight symptoms may occur in spite of considerable radiological dilatation of the colon. 3. A period--even of several years--with only slight symptoms is no assurance against later aggravation. Severe and even fatal symptoms can suddenly appear.
C M Madsen; O H Nielsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in pediatric surgery     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0079-6654     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  1977  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-07-23     Completed Date:  1977-07-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9814248     Medline TA:  Prog Pediatr Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Follow-Up Studies
Megacolon / diagnosis,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Time Factors

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