Intussusception

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Abdominal

Largely gasless right side of the abdomen.

Ultrasound

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

Case Discussion

Abdominal X-rays in a pediatric patient demonstrates a largely gasless 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
Published: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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