Paediatric-Hirschsprung disease

Paediatric-Hirschsprung diseaseCreated OnMay 7, 2020Last Updated OnMay 7, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Paediatric-Hirschsprung disease < All Topics Table of Contents Abdominal X-Ray Signs of distal intestinal obstruction (i.e., decreased or absent air in the rectum and dilated bowel loops proximal to the aganglionic region). Contrast Enema A cone-shaped transition zone or caliber change, (in the rectosigmoid area) can be seen in unprepped barium enema study, although often is not visible in newborns Markedly dilated colon, with no gas in the pelvis / rectum. Barium enema findings: Narrowing of recto-sigmoid segment of intestine Proximal dilatation of the colon ‘Jejunisation’ of the descending colon *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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