Colorectal intussusception

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Acute abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Two selected images demonstrate a colorectal intussusception. On the coronal image, an excellent pelvic target sign is seen, with central compressed mucosa, surrounded by mesenteric fat and vessels contained with the dilated outer double layer of the bowel wall. 

Case Discussion

Colorectal intussusception with the lead point confirmed to be a colorectal adenocarcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 9289
Published: 31st Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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