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Megacolon

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.
Also Known As:
Megacolons
Networked: 223 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Constipation
2. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment)
3. Hirschsprung Disease (Hirschsprung's Disease)
4. Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis)
5. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus)

Experts

1. Neto, Salustiano G: 5 articles (08/2012 - 11/2008)
2. de Oliveira, Enio C: 5 articles (08/2012 - 11/2008)
3. da Silveira, Alexandre B M: 4 articles (08/2012 - 11/2008)
4. Luquetti, Alejandro O: 4 articles (04/2011 - 11/2008)
5. de Oliveira, E C: 3 articles (01/2013 - 10/2007)
6. da Silveira, A B M: 3 articles (01/2013 - 10/2007)
7. Correa-Oliveira, Rodrigo: 3 articles (04/2009 - 11/2008)
8. Pépin, Jacques: 3 articles (12/2007 - 08/2004)
9. Leslie, Jhansi L: 2 articles (11/2015 - 12/2012)
10. Chin, David L: 2 articles (11/2015 - 12/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Megacolon:
1. Cisapride (Propulsid)FDA Link
2. Dopamine (Intropin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. tegaserod (Zelnorm)FDA Link
4. BariumIBA
5. Substance PIBA
6. Pentagastrin (Peptavlon)FDA Link
7. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)FDA Link
8. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter)IBA
9. type 4 Waardenburg syndromeIBA
10. MegaduodenumIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Colectomy
2. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
3. Enema (Enemas)
4. Decompression
5. Colostomy