Adult Intussusception - adult intussuception

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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Intussusception : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology adult intussuception


Recurrent abdominal pain is a common and challenging presenting chief complaint in the Emergency Department. Intussusception in adults, although rare, is an.

Adult intussusception represents 5% of all cases of intussusception and accounts for only 1%-5% of intestinal obstructions in adults[4].

The cause of most cases of intussusception in children is unknown. Though rare in adults, most cases of adult intussusception are the result of.

Abstract. Adult intussusception occurs infrequently and differs from childhood intussusception in its presentation, aetiology, and treatment. Diagnosis can be.

Background Intussusception in adults is often diagnosed on computed tomography (CT), and the optimal treatment of this entity is not universally agreed upon.