Vascular Abnormality and Ischemic Theory

  • Tomoaki TaguchiEmail author


The pathogenesis of Hirschsprung’s disease has been discussed whether intestinal ganglion cells fail to migrate or they successfully migrate but are later destroyed. The former is the “craniocaudal migration theory,” and the latter is “ischemic theory.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Children’s Medical CenterKyushu University HospitalFukuokaJapan

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