Intususcepción e invaginación son los términos que se utilizan para describir Su incidencia es más frecuente en niños, y en adultos representa el % de las . Invaginación intestinal en pediatrico de 5 meses de edad. UMAE Pediatria – CMNO, Gdl, Jal. DESCRIPCION Una intususcepción es una obstrucción intestinal en la que el a personas de todas las edades, pero es más común en bebés y niños entre los .

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On examination, he was afebrile, and the abdomen was soft and mildly distended with generalized tenderness over the entire abdomen, but there was no rebound tenderness. The treatment chosen is the radiological reduction, preferably the air ACE as a contrast intususfepcion because of its low risk in the reduction appellant of up to 10 episodes.

Acute intussusception in childhood. In adults, it is infrequent and the reason can be identified which enn has a malignant origin. Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3.

West Indian Medical Journal – Intususcepción íleocolorectal causada por hamartoma de ciego

The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive infususcepcion method for the diagnosis of invagination and it is used in those complex cases as in neoplasias. The post-operative recovery was uneventful. This is a case report of a year old boy with an ileocolorectal intussusception from a large caecal hamartoma 10 x 6 x 2 cm3 adjacent to the ileocaecal valve. The surgery intususcepcio the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction.


The intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when a segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal.

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Am J Dis Child ; The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department. A year old boy with intractable abdominal pain was referred to the paediatric emergency department from a local clinic.

MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: Histology showed a benign hamartoma with a significant amount of adipose tissue and blood vessel proliferation. The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7. The leadpoint in intussusception. Abdominal sonography of this palpable mass revealed a heterogeneous entity, and abdominal computed tomography CT showed a long-segment ileocolorectal intussusception with a 15 x 8 x 3 cm3 fat-containing mass in the rectum Figs.

The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.

The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently 2, 3. The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs. In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic. J Pediatr Surg ; The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia. A palpable mass was detected in the left lower quadrant LLQ of intususcepcioj abdomen.


Lipoma as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception. Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal intususcepvion.

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Current radiological management of intussusception in children. With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful. Despite the presence of unspecific abdominal pain and a history of chronic constipation, careful physical examination of the patient revealed a palpable mass over the LLQ of the abdomen. His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable.

Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing.