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Descriptor English:   Megacolon 
Descriptor Spanish:   Megacolon 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Megacolo 
Synonyms English:   Megacolons  
Tree Number:   C06.405.469.158.701
Definition English:   Dilatation of the COLON, often to alarming dimensions. There are various types of megacolon including congenital megacolon in HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE, idiopathic megacolon in CONSTIPATION, and TOXIC MEGACOLON. 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Megacolon/congenital use Hirschsprung Disease
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   8699 
Unique Identifier:   D008531 

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