CHALLENGES OF HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE PRESENTING IN AN ADULT: A CASE REPORT

Samuel C Ekpemo Uchechukwu O Ezomike Sebastain O Ekenze

Available online Sep 5, 2018.

[ Report ] Volume 26, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 379-383


Abstract

Hirschprung’s disease is rare in adults; it is often misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. We present a 34year old man illustrating the clinical characteristic of the pathology, the diagnostic clues and assessing the therapeutic approach. Definitive diagnosis is established on histology specimen from the rectum and the disease was confined to the rectosigmoid .Treatment involved sigmoid colostomy, anterior resection with .


Keywords

colorectal anastomosis with a posterior myotomy,

October- December 2017

Volume 26 | Issue 4

Page Nos. 379-383

Online since Jul 12, 2018

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