Hirschsprung’s Disease: A Historical Overview

  • Tatsuo KurodaEmail author


Hirschsprung’s disease is one of the most common and representative pediatric surgical diseases with the incidence of 1 out of 5000 live births. This disease is characterized by congenital megacolon and severe constipation, which sometimes result in fatal septic pathophysiology when remained untreated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryKeio University, School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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