This disease is the congenital absence of autonomic ganglia in the smooth muscle wall of the colon, resulting in poor or absent
Hirschsprung's disease, or congenital intestinal aganglionosis (CIA), is a lack of nerve (ganglion) cells in a segment of the bowel. This...
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