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Surgery to Treat Hirschsprung’s Disease

View full-sized image Three illustrations of pull-through surgery to treat Hirschsprung’s disease. The first shows a healthy section and a diseased section following the anus. The second shows removal of the diseased section. The third shows the healthy section gets attached t
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Three black and white illustrations of pull-through surgery to treat Hirschsprung’s disease. The first shows a healthy section and a diseased section following the anus. The second shows removal of the diseased section. The third shows the healthy section

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Three illustrations of pull-through surgery to treat Hirschsprung’s disease. The first shows a healthy section and a diseased section following the anus. The second shows removal of the diseased section. The third shows the healthy section gets attached t

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Before surgery: The diseased section is the part of the intestine that doesn't work. Step 1: The doctor removes the diseased section. Step 2: The healthy section is attached to the rectum or anus.

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