Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso


Vomiting, bloody stool, and periodical crying.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Male

US of the abdomen shows a cylindrical mass consisting of an outer hypoechoic ring surrounding a loop of bowel, consistent with intussusception, with free fluid

Case Discussion

Intussusception is an important cause of an acute abdomen in children. It is an emergency case and should diagnosed immediately otherwise the result will be less than ideal. 

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Case information

rID: 29728
Published: 23rd Jun 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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