Adult Hirschsprung's disease

Wen Tsung Hung, Tai Ping Chiang, Yen Wu Tsai, Trang Tiau Wu, Chyan Hsing Chang, Hwa Yen Liu, Chau Jing Chen

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Abstract

This report presents a series of 17 patients with adult Hirschsprung's disease treated at the National Taiwan University Hospital and its affiliated hospitals from 1965 to 1988. Adults with Hirschsprung's disease may present with symptoms and operative findings different from those of children with Hirschsprung's disease. The symptoms, signs, criteria for diagnosis, operative findings, and operative procedures are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-366
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Volume24
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Apr

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Hung, W. T., Chiang, T. P., Tsai, Y. W., Wu, T. T., Chang, C. H., Liu, H. Y., & Chen, C. J. (1989). Adult Hirschsprung's disease. Journal of pediatric surgery, 24(4), 363-366. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(89)80270-2