What is Hirschsprung disease? Hirschsprung disease is a type of congenital disease where nerve fibers are missing in part of the large intestine, which means movement of feces is impaired, leading to a buildup and blockage inside the colon. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video discusses the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis of Hirschsprung disease.
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