Sigmoidorectal intussusception caused by adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert

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Symptoms of bowel obstruction.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

CT abdomen and pelvis

Collapsed, intussuscepted sigmoid (intussusceptum) with the mesenteric fat and vessels telescoped into the lumen of the rectum (intussuscipiens). Lead point is colorectal adenocarcinoma, which is clearly demonstrated distally. Free fluid in the abdomen.

Case Discussion

Known colorectal adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon with failed colonoscopy.

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Case information

rID: 10682
Case created: 5th Sep 2010
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
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