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Hirschprung's Disease

Hirschprung’s Disease is a condition of the large intestine or colon where the type of nerve cells that help the colon push stool are missing. To learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Hirschprung’s Disease in children, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Hirschprung’s Disease.

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.