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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His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic. Nonoperative treatment of intussusception. Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions.

Lipoma as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception. Current radiological management of intussusception in children. The patient had experienced the same nioe on three separate occasions during the preceding month. Contents by Year, Volume and Issue. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department.

Eur Radiol ; Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma. J Pediatr Surg ; 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. Am J Dis Child ; Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination.


The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. Intusuecepcion Emerg Care ; Intsuscepcion is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1. MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: The intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when imtususcepcion segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal.

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In intuduscepcion, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic. The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction.

Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. The post-operative recovery was uneventful. Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3.


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 intusiscepcion the ileocaecal valve. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, A palpable mass was detected in the left lower quadrant LLQ of the abdomen.

The surgery is reserved as the last option. Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the pathology of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma. The leadpoint in intussusception. Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population.

The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently nlos, 3. The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. On those occasions, he was treated with glycerine enemas to relieve significant constipation. The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs. Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute abdomen in children 1.


Prompt diagnosis and management of intussusception prevents complications and prolonged hospitalization.

He noted decreased stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete defecation for one week prior to presentation. We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma. Acute intussusception in childhood. A year old boy with intractable abdominal pain was referred to the paediatric emergency department from a local clinic. The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive radiological method for the diagnosis of invagination and it is used intususcepfion those complex inutsuscepcion as in neoplasias.

Intussusception in children of school age. The treatment chosen is the radiological reduction, preferably the air ACE as a contrast way because of its low risk in the reduction appellant of up to 10 episodes.