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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Histology showed a benign hamartoma with a significant amount of adipose tissue and blood vessel proliferation. The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive radiological infususcepcion for the diagnosis of invagination and it is used in those complex cases as in neoplasias.

Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; A year old boy with intractable abdominal pain was referred to the paediatric emergency department from a local clinic. Contents by Year, Volume and Issue.

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 simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population.

Am J Dis Child ; Eur Radiol ; The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7. Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful. His haemoglobin was Intussusception should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of constipation and LLQ abdominal mass.


Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. A palpable mass was detected in the left lower quadrant LLQ of the abdomen. 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.

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The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing. The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs. MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic.

When intussusception is suspected, abdominal sonography and CT scan are effective diagnostic modalities.


Prompt diagnosis and management of intussusception prevents complications and prolonged hospitalization. Pediatr Neonatol ; In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic.

Current radiological management of intussusception in children. Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently 2, 3. 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 ingususcepcion fat-containing mass in the rectum Figs.

Intussusception in children of school age. Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination. We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma.

noos 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.


Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department.

The leadpoint in intussusception. His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable. The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia.

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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. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1. 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.

Nonoperative treatment of intussusception. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, Pediatr Int ; 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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Lipoma as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception. Careful physical examination and the presence of a palpable mass should warrant consideration of intussusception. The CT scan readily identified the intussusception. The patient had experienced the same symptom on three separate occasions during the preceding month. He noted decreased stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete nioz for one week prior to presentation.