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Adult Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is a rare motor disorder of the gut that is frequently misdiagnosed as refractory constipation. The primary.

Hirschsprung's disease in the adolescents and adults is not a common diagnosis in our environment. However this may be as a result of misdiagnosis or late.

In mild cases, the condition might not be detected until later in childhood. Uncommonly, Hirschsprung's disease is first diagnosed in adults.

It is usually apparent shortly after birth, but may present in older children and adults. Hirschsprung disease should be considered in people with a history of.

We present a case with all the clinical and radiologic characteristics of adult Hirschsprung disease, which had a final diagnosis of chronic constipation in a.