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Jirásek-Zuelzer-Wilson syndrome

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A particular form of congenital megacolon with agangliosis of the entire colon. The symptoms, which begin at birth or within the first few days or weeks of life, include abdominal distension, vomiting, severe constipation, and anorexia.


  • A. Jirásek:
    Über einige intramurale Ursachen der Krämpfe des Verdauungsskanals.
    Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica, Stockholm, 1926, 59: 91-99.
  • W. W. Zuelzer, J. L. Wilson:
    Functional intestinal obstruction on a congenital neurogenic basis in infancy.
    American Journal of Diseases of Children, Chicago, 1948, 75: 40-75.

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