Hirschsprung’s disease

Vincenzo Jasonni, Alessio Pini Prato

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Although sporadic reports of patients with suggestive clinical features date back to the seventeenth century, the first telling and concise description of the disease is that of Sir Harald Hirschsprung, a Danish pediatrician who reported the details of his series of two patients at the Society of Pediatrics in Berlin in 1886.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeonatology: A Practical Approach to Neonatal Diseases
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Milan
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9788847014053, 9788847014046
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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