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Other Names for this Disease
- Aganglionic megacolon
- Hirschsprung disease 1
- Hirschsprung disease type 1
- HSCR 1
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- Hirschsprung disease. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). August 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hirschsprung-disease. Accessed 10/17/2013.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Hirschsprung's disease. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
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