Intussusception

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male

Abdominal

Modality: X-ray

Largely gas-less right side of the abdomen.

Modality: Ultrasound

Characteristic findings of intussusception, with a target sign and prominent lymph nodes presumably acting a lead point.

Case Discussion

Abdominal xrays in a 2 year old boy demonstrates a largely gas-less right side of the abdomen.

Ultrasound demonstrates characteristic findings of intussusception, with a target sign and prominent lymph nodes presumably acting a lead point.

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Case Information

rID: 8113
Case created: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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