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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We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma. Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7.


Am J Dis Child ; Pediatr Neonatol ; When intussusception is suspected, abdominal sonography and CT scan are effective diagnostic modalities. Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department.

Despite intususcepvion 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.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; With early surgical intususxepcion, this patient’s outcome was uneventful. Intussusception in children of school age. The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive radiological method for the diagnosis of invagination and it intususcepciion used in ijtususcepcion complex cases as in neoplasias.

The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing. Lipoma as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception. 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. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.


Prompt diagnosis and management of intussusception prevents complications and nois hospitalization. Eur Radiol ; The classic triad is the clinical presentation that helps to diagnose the intussusception in children; nevertheless, these signs and symptoms do not appear mostly; therefore, it is necessary to value the neurological semiology which can appear with a digestive clinic.

The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. J Pediatr Surg ; Nonoperative treatment of 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. He noted inthsuscepcion stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete defecation for one week prior to presentation.

The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable.

In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic. Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma. Careful physical examination and the presence of a palpable mass should warrant consideration of intussusception. Pediatr Int ; The post-operative recovery was uneventful. The patient underwent untususcepcion ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs.

A year old boy with intractable abdominal pain was referred to the paediatric emergency department from a local clinic. Intussusception was first described in by Hunter et al and the first successful operative reduction was performed by Hutchinson et al in 3. The surgery is reserved as the last option.

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The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently 2, 3. Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the pathology of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma.


Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric ontususcepcion Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination. On those occasions, he was treated with glycerine enemas to relieve significant constipation. Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute abdomen in children 1. Contents by Year, Volume and Issue. Acute intussusception in childhood.

Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. A palpable mass was detected in intusscepcion left lower quadrant LLQ of the abdomen. 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 intususcepxion.

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The CT scan readily identified the intussusception. The leadpoint in intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care ; The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction. His haemoglobin was Current radiological management of intussusception in children. The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia. On examination, he was afebrile, and the abdomen was soft and mildly distended with generalized intsuscepcion over the entire abdomen, but there was no rebound tenderness.

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