Intussusception

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM

Presentation

Presented with bloody stool.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
X-ray
Ultrasound

A target sign (axial) and pseudokidney sign (longitudinal) appearance of the bowel are suggestive of an intussusception.

X-ray

Contrast enema confirmed the diagnosis of intussusception and followed by successful barium reduction.

Case Discussion

US abdomen was performed and demonstrated a target sign which suggest the presence of intussusception. Contrast enema confirmed the diagnosis and successfully reduced the intussusception.

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Case information

rID: 8413
Published: 29th Jan 2010
Last edited: 30th Nov 2020
Tag: bowel
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