Letters Hirschsprung’s disease

Anorectal function is not always normal after surgery in Hirschsprung’s disease

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8192 (Published 03 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8192
  1. David Wilkinson, speciality registrar in paediatric surgery1,
  2. Simon Kenny, consultant paediatric surgeon1
  1. 1Alder Hey Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
  1. d.wilkinson1{at}mac.com

Arshad and colleagues highlight that, although rare, late presenting Hirschsprung’s disease in children can result in serious morbidity.1 However, their statement that most patients with …

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