Intussusception

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Excessive crying. Blood in stool.

Patient Data

Age: 1 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Telescoping of terminal ilum, appendix, lymphnodes and fat is noted into caecum.

Length - appx 6 - 7 cm.

1 - 2 distal ilial loops are dilated.

No ascites.

Case Discussion

Hydrostatic water enema ( by Paediatric surgeon ) was given within a few hours. Next day follow up showed absence of intussusception.

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Case information

rID: 26480
Case created: 23rd Dec 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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