microcolon


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microcolon

 [mi″kro-ko´lon]
abnormal smallness of the colon.

mi·cro·co·lon

(mī'krō-kō'lon), [MIM*251400]
A small-caliber unused colon, seen in the neonate on radiographic contrast enema; usually a consequence of intestinal atresia or meconium ileus.

microcolon

/mi·cro·co·lon/ (-ko´lon) an abnormally small colon.

microcolon

A popular term for the inactive portion of the large intestine below a site of small or large intestinal atresia, which demonstrates a pencil-thin column of radiological contrast.

microcolon

Pediatric imaging The inactive portion of the large intestine below a site of small or large intestinal atresia, which demonstrates a pencil-thin column of radiological contrast. See Colon.

mi·cro·co·lon

(mī'krō-kō-lŏn)
A small-caliber unused colon, seen in the neonate on radiographic contrast enema; usually a consequence of intestinal atresia or meconium ileus.

microcolon

abnormal smallness of the colon.
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Microcolon is a nonspecific finding appreciated in meconium ileus, IA and TA.
Srikanth MS, Ford EG, Isaacs H Jr, Mahour GH Megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome: late sequelae and possible pathogenesis.
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Eugenia, from Genoa, Italy, suffered from a condition known as mega- ciste microcolon and could not eat.