Umbilicus: A Site for Stoma in Hirschsprung’s Disease


A 13-day-old male baby with the symptoms suggestive of HD and barium enema showing the transition zone (TZ) at the recto-sigmoid was admitted with progressive abdominal distention not responding to rectal washes. The baby was planned for sigmoid colostomy and seromuscular biopsy. A transverse skin incision of 2cms was made through the umbilicus under… (More)


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