SYMPTOMS AND DIAGNOSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE

  • Putu Ayu Ines Lassiyani Surya
  • I Made Dharmajaya

Abstract

Hirschsprung disease is a disease that attacks the human digestive system, mainly in the large
intestine (colon). In this disease, found enlargement of the colon (megacolon), due to the absence
of ganglion cells in the distal intestine. Hirschsprung disease often affects neonates and even
children, are often characterized by delays in spending the first meconium, bilious vomiting,
abdominal distension. Methods diagnois do for Hirschsprung's disease was confirmed by biopsy,
barium enema or contrast enema, and anorectal manometry. Early diagnosis is crucial to conduct
rapid and appropriate treatment and to prevent complications.

Author Biographies

Putu Ayu Ines Lassiyani Surya
Program Studi Pendidikan Dokter Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana
I Made Dharmajaya
Bagian/SMF Ilmu Bedah Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana/ Rumah Sakit Umum Pusat
Sanglah Denpasar
How to Cite
LASSIYANI SURYA, Putu Ayu Ines; DHARMAJAYA, I Made. SYMPTOMS AND DIAGNOSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG’S DISEASE. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 377-382, feb. 2014. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/8099>. Date accessed: 11 nov. 2019.

Keywords

Hirschprung disease, symptoms, diagnose