Case contributed by Dr David Wang


Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Female

Mid small bowel intussusception.  The intraluminal lipoma at the site of intussusception is most likely the lead point. No evidence of bowel obstruction is identified, with contrast seen distal to the intussusception.

Case Discussion

Most intussusceptions in adults have a lead point, which can be a benign or malignant. 

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Case information

rID: 39998
Published: 6th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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