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Hirschsprung disease

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
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Hirschsprung disease

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Hirschsprung disease is a congenital gastrointestinal disorder characterized by megacolon due to a lack of .

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A neonate is born to a 40-year-old woman, gravida 1, para 0. The neonate has upslanting palpebral fissures and a flat facial profile. The child feeds well, but by the second day still has not passed any meconium. An abdominal X-ray is done, and the results are shown below. Which of the following is most likely to be found on rectal biopsy?

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Content Reviewers:

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

Contributors:

Tanner Marshall, MS