The condition of having many widespread ganglioneuromas.
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Ganglioneuromatosis of the gastrointestinal tract can cause obstruction, dilation of the colon, or a colic-like syndrome associated with diarrhea.
A marfanoid habitus is present in 75% of patients, and pheochromocytoma in 50%, whereas enteric ganglioneuromatosis is found in more than 40% of those affected.
Gastrointestinal ganglioneuromatosis is the predominant cause of most alimentary tract symptoms in patients with MEN 2B, resulting from thickening of the myenteric plexuses and hypertrophy of the ganglion cells.
9) In the literature, three infants are described who presented with intestinal obstruction caused by diffuse transmural intestinal ganglioneuromatosis, followed by the other endocrine manifestations.