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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background:Alterations in the composition of gut microbiota —known as dysbiosis— have been proposed to contribute to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is changing, with evidence of increased incidence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND & AIMS A variety of gastrointestinal motility disorders have been attributed to alterations of interstitial cells of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The molecular mechanisms that determine glial cell fate in the vertebrate nervous system have not been elucidated. Peripheral… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Waardenburg syndrome (WS; deafness with pigmentary abnormalities) and Hirschsprung's disease (HSCR; aganglionic megacolon) are… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Defects in the gene encoding the endothelin-B receptor produce aganglionic megacolon and pigmentary disorders in mice and humans… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Concentric hyaline inclusions (Lewy bodies), found in the cytoplasm of pigmented and nonpigmented neurons, are considered… Expand
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Highly Cited
1948
Highly Cited
1948
SINCE 1886, when Hirschsprung 1 published a report entitled ""Sluggishness of the Stool in the Newborn, Resulting from Dilatation… Expand
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