Long segment Hirschsprung disease

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi


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Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Female

In the reference image, significant dilatation of the ascending and transverse colons is noted.

In the lateral and AP contrast enhanced images, sigmoid and descending colons are opacified with contrast showing narrow caliber with significant dilatation of transverse and ascending colons.


Case Discussion

The imaging findings are suggestive of long segment Hirschsprung's disease. For definitive diagnosis, biopsy is performed.

This case is also contributed by Dr. M.M.S Hoshang.

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Case information

rID: 71355
Published: 21st Oct 2019
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2019
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