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      The incidence and outcome of allied disorders of Hirschsprung's disease in Japan: Results from a nationwide survey

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          Allied disorders of Hirschsprung's disease (ADHD) have been proposed to be the concept of the functional obstruction of the intestine with the presence of ganglion cells in the terminal rectum. They are classified into two categories based on pathology: (1) abnormal ganglia, including immaturity of ganglia, hypoganglionosis (HG), and intestinal neuronal dysplasia; (2) normal ganglia, including megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS), segmental dilatation (SD), internal anal sphincter achalasia (IASA), and chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIIP). Some of these show poor prognosis, therefore, the establishment of criteria and appropriate treatment strategies is required.

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          Journal
          Asian Journal of Surgery
          Asian Journal of Surgery
          Elsevier BV
          10159584
          January 2017
          January 2017
          : 40
          : 1
          : 29-34
          Article
          10.1016/j.asjsur.2015.04.004
          26216257
          © 2017

          https://www.elsevier.com/tdm/userlicense/1.0/

          http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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