Intussusception (transient)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right inguinal hernioplasty - 18 months back. C/o pain involving right inguinal region / scrotum. USG referred for inguinal area.

Patient Data

Age: 25 yrs
Gender: Male

No hernia was noted in either of inguinal regions.

Transient small bowel intussusception was noted in right iliac fossa. 

Length was 10 mm.

No bowel wall odema / local mesneteric enlarged nodes / proximal bowel dilatation noted.

It resolved within 5 minutes.

Patient did not complaint of local pain when intussusception was present.

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Case information

rID: 25187
Published: 11th Oct 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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