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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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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. 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. MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: The surgery is reserved as the last option.

Current radiological management of intussusception in children. His haemoglobin was Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the pathology of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma.

Careful physical examination and the presence of a palpable mass should warrant consideration of intussusception. Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination. Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma. The leadpoint in intussusception.

The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive radiological method intususcepcoon the diagnosis of invagination and it is used in those complex cases nils in neoplasias. Intussusception should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of constipation and LLQ abdominal mass. Am J Dis Child ; In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic.


The post-operative recovery was uneventful. Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population. 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.

Pediatr Neonatol ; 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. Inthsuscepcion as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception.

Intussusception was first described in by Hunter et al and the first successful operative reduction was performed by Hutchinson et al in 3.

In adults, it is infrequent and the reason can be identified which generally has a malignant origin. He noted decreased stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete defecation for one week prior to presentation. With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful. In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic.


Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. Histology showed a benign hamartoma with a significant amount of adipose tissue and blood vessel proliferation. 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.

Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. Intussusception in children of school age. Pediatr Emerg Care ; 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. Eur Radiol ; Contents by Year, Volume and Issue.

Pediatr Int ; Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, nils 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. The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia.


His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable. A palpable mass was jntususcepcion in the left lower quadrant Intususcepcoin of the intsuscepcion. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department. Prompt diagnosis and management of intussusception nioe complications and prolonged hospitalization. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.

The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound.

The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction. The CT scan readily identified the intussusception.

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J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma. Acute intussusception in childhood.

The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. Nonoperative treatment niox intussusception. Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. On those occasions, he was treated with glycerine enemas to relieve significant constipation. The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing.