Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome

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Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome

Synonyms: Berdon syndrome | MMIHS | Megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis-hydronephrosis syndrome

Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome (MMIHS) is a rare congenital disease characterized by massive abdominal distension caused by a largely dilated non-obstructed urinary bladder (megacystis) microcolon and decreased or absent intestinal peristalsis.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023

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