Intestinal neuronal dysplasia and its morphometric evidences

  title={Intestinal neuronal dysplasia and its morphometric evidences},
  author={William A. Meier-Ruge and Patrick Schmidt and Franz Stoss},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
The aim of this study was to morphometrically objectify the characteristics of intestinal neuronal dysplasia (IND) B by optic electronic image analysis. Biopsies of 60 children divided into two age groups (8 ± 4 months and 4 years ± 20 months) were examined. Three groups (n = 20) were studied: (1) isolated IND B; (2) Hirschsprung-associated IND B (NAIND), and (3) normal controls. A histotopochemical lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) reaction was used for the morphometric measurement of ganglion size… CONTINUE READING
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