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Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Berdon syndrome
  • MMIH syndrome
  • MMIHS
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What causes megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome?

The cause of megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome is currently unknown.[1][2][3]
Last updated: 9/24/2013

References
  1. White SM, Chamberlain R, Hitchcock R, Sullivan PB, Boyd PA. Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome: The difficulties with antenatal diagnosis. Case report and review of the literature. Prenat Diagn. 2000;
  2. Kohler M, Pease PWB, Upadhyay. Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) in siblings: Case report and review of the literature. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2004;
  3. Puri P, Shinkai M. Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2005;


Other Names for this Disease
  • Berdon syndrome
  • MMIH syndrome
  • MMIHS
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.