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Hirschsprung's disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Aganglionic megacolon
  • Hirschsprung disease 1
  • Hirschsprung disease type 1
  • HSCR
  • HSCR 1
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Management Guidelines

  • GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions. Click on the link to view the article on this topic.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • lists trials that are studying or have studied Hirschsprung's disease. Click on the link to go to to read descriptions of these studies.
  • The Chakravarti Research Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University is conducting research testing on Hirschsprung Disease. You can contact the Chakravarti Research Laboratory directly to learn more.

    Chakravarti Research Laboratory
    Contact: Courtney Berrios, ScM 
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD 
    Phone: 410-502-7541
    Fax: 410-502-7544