Intussusception: ileo-ileal

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Progressive right iliac fossa pain three days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 63 Years
Gender: Male

The hall mark of this radiograph is loss of normal bowel gas distribution in the right abdominal quadrant with multiple air fluid level in the epigastrium.


The contrast passed beyound the point of intussusception. The stomach appears distended. A segment of proximal small bowel with its associated mesentry is pulled into the distal segment of the bowel giving the appearance of target sign in axial or doughnut sign in sagittal reconstruction.


Surgical intervention revealed intussusception occured secondary to polypoidal ileal soft tissue mass proved to be angiofibroma by histopathology.

Case Discussion

Ileocecal intussusception that occur secondary to ileal lesion proved to be angiofibroma.

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Case information

rID: 44293
Published: 15th Apr 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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