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What are the symptoms of hirschsprung disease?
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Constipation
Inability to stool spontaneously without laxatives, suppositories or some form of rectal stimulation.
Usually presents in newborn period, but can manifest latter if breast fed when infant transitions to formula or solid foods. Biopsy and barium enema are needed to make the diagnosis. Can be treated successfully with surgery.

In brief: Constipation
Inability to stool spontaneously without laxatives, suppositories or some form of rectal stimulation.
Usually presents in newborn period, but can manifest latter if breast fed when infant transitions to formula or solid foods. Biopsy and barium enema are needed to make the diagnosis. Can be treated successfully with surgery.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Mainly constipation
Signs/symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease vary with severity of condition.
Usually signs and symptoms appear shortly after birth,but sometimes they're not apparent until later in life.Most obvious sign of Hirschsprung's disease is a newborn's failure to have a bowel movement within 48 hours after birth.In newborns sxs swollen belly,vomiting, constipation,diarrhea.Older swollen belly,constipation,gas

In brief: Mainly constipation
Signs/symptoms of Hirschsprung's disease vary with severity of condition.
Usually signs and symptoms appear shortly after birth,but sometimes they're not apparent until later in life.Most obvious sign of Hirschsprung's disease is a newborn's failure to have a bowel movement within 48 hours after birth.In newborns sxs swollen belly,vomiting, constipation,diarrhea.Older swollen belly,constipation,gas
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