Intussusception

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam

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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