Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Presented with bloody stool.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female

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


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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