Saturday, June 10, 2017

Not for the faint of heart or the low in fiber





Surgeons removed 30 inches of a man’s large intestine after diagnosing him with a rare condition involving a building-up of constipation throughout his life.

The unnamed male patient, 22, is believed to have been born with the congenital condition known as Hirschsprung’s disease - also known as "HD".


It means his stool cannot pass because of a lack of nerves in some muscles inside his colon.

As a result, the man’s abdomen began to bulge at a very young age - to the point where people thought he appeared heavily pregnant.

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