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11 Treatments for Hirschsprung Disease

Overview

Hirschsprung disease is a blockage that occurs in the colon. It interferes with your child's ability to pass stool. According to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, this condition is present in about one in every 5,0[read article]

Tests for Hirschsprung Disease

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A barium enema is a type of X-ray imaging test that allows doctors to examine your lower intestinal tract. It involves delivering a contrast solution that contains ...  More
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Anal Sphincter Manometry
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A digital rectal examination (DRE) is a simple procedure doctors use to examine the lower rectum and other internal organs. DRE is done for a number of reasons. For...  More
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Fluoroscopy
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
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Biopsy of Anorectal Wall
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Surgical Procedures for Hirschsprung Disease

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A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. During this procedure, one end of the colon is divert...  More
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Abdominosacroperineal Pull-Through
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An ileostomy is a surgically made opening in your abdominal wall. The ileum , which is the lower end of the small intestine, is passed through this opening and stit...  More
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