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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

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Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Hirschsprung's disease. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov 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
    E-mail: hirschsprung@igm.jhmi.edu  
Other Names for this Disease
  • Aganglionic megacolon
  • Hirschsprung disease 1
  • Hirschsprung disease type 1
  • HSCR
  • HSCR 1
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.