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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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ARNEZ DURAN, Rodrigo Arturo  and  VILLARROEL GUTIERREZ, Mirko Antonio. Intestinal Neurodisplasia: an unusual case of bloating. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2014, vol.37, n.2, pp.94-96. ISSN 1012-2966.

The Neuronadisplasia Intestinal represents a group of different qualitative and quantitative abnormalities of the myenteric and / or submucosal plexus hiperganglionosis expressed by hypo- or heterotopia associated with immaturity or intestinal ganglion cells. For an eight-year-old female who presented clinical chronic constipation associated with intermittent abdominal distention develops. Among the tests cabinet, plain radiography and abdominal ultrasound showed significant colonic distension handles, intestinal transit normal metal markers, anorectal manometry with inhibitory reflex absent compatible with nodal alteration, transmural straight histopathology showed the presence of positive nerve cells para enolasa specific neuronal in submucosal plexus, some immature appearance. Because the treatment of this condition differs substantially from Hirschsprung's disease, it is essential to consider in the differential diagnosis.

Keywords : Neurodisplasia intestinal; intestinalpesudoobstruccion; megacolon.

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