Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Berdon syndrome
- MMIH syndrome
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Babies with megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome have a distended bladder and functional bowel obstruction (pseudo-obstruction). Some may also have a shortened and malrotated colon and enlargement (dilatation) of the upper urinary tract. Click here to learn more about pseudo-obstruction.
Last updated: 9/24/2013
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