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Research Article

Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Outcomes of Hirschsprung’s Disease from the Perspective of Gender

Table 2

Preoperative data presented as median (range) in days. The number of included patients was 39 boys and 12 girls; however information was missing in some of the patients’ journals. PAD refers to Pathological Anatomical Diagnosis.

Boys ()Girls ()

Age at first symptom1 (1–228)1 (1–102)0.22
Age at contact with pediatric surgeon3 (1–1119)3 (1–1054)0.65
Duration of symptom2 (0–952)1 (0–952)0.72
Age at biopsy8 (1–1138)10 (2–1054)0.56
Age at histological diagnosis (PAD)23 (7–1159)23 (10–1072)
0.41
Time from histological diagnosis (PAD) to TERPT decision5 (0–367)3 (0–76)
0.54
Age at TERPT47 (12–1279)51 (15–1254)0.46
Time from first contact with a pediatric surgeon to TERPT37 (9–888)43 (12–215)0.39
Time from PAD to TERPT19 (0–418)30 (44–182)
0.30

–Whitney test.