A novel endoscopic technique to obtain rectal biopsy specimens in children with suspected Hirschsprung’s disease

Post written by Zaheer Nabi, MD, DNB, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India. A 3-year-old girl presented with a history of constipation since early infancy. Anorectal manometry was performed, and the absence of recto-anal inhibitory reflex raised the suspicion of Hirschsprung’s disease (HD). To confirm the diagnosis of HD, rectal …

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