Megacolon

Known as: colectasia, Megacolons, Dilation of colon 
Dilatation of the COLON, often to alarming dimensions. There are various types of megacolon including congenital megacolon in HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE… (More)
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1936-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is changing, with evidence of increased incidence… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS A variety of gastrointestinal motility disorders have been attributed to alterations of interstitial cells of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The molecular mechanisms that determine glial cell fate in the vertebrate nervous system have not been elucidated. Peripheral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The spontaneous mouse mutant Dominant megacolon (Dom) is a valuable model for the study of human congenital megacolon… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Waardenburg syndrome (WS; deafness with pigmentary abnormalities) and Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR; aganglionic megacolon) are… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Mutations in the gene encoding the endothelin receptor type B (EDNRB) produce congenital aganglionic megacolon and pigment… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Endothelins act on two subtypes of G protein-coupled receptors, termed endothelin-A and endothelin-B receptors. We report a… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Defects in the gene encoding the endothelin-B receptor produce aganglionic megacolon and pigmentary disorders in mice and humans… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Concentric hyaline inclusions (Lewy bodies), found in the cytoplasm of pigmented and nonpigmented neurons, are considered… (More)
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1969
1969
Statements that the colon is dilated as judged by radiographic appearances have an element of uncertainty because the range of… (More)
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