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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Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. The intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when a segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal.

With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful.


Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute abdomen in children 1. 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.

Intussusception was first described in by Hunter et al and the first successful sn reduction was performed by Hutchinson et al in 3. Contents by Year, Volume and Issue.


The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. Prompt diagnosis and intususcepcionn of intussusception prevents complications and prolonged hospitalization. Current radiological management of intussusception in children. The leadpoint in intussusception.

The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction. Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma inrususcepcion 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.

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. On those occasions, he was treated with glycerine enemas to relieve significant constipation.

Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing.

Am J Dis Child ; Eur Radiol ; The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7. Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. Acute intussusception in childhood. The patient had experienced the same symptom on three separate occasions during the preceding month.


His haemoglobin was The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia. The post-operative recovery was uneventful. The tomography of abdomen is considered the most sensitive radiological method for the diagnosis of invagination and it is used in those complex cases as in neoplasias.

His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma.

Careful physical examination and the presence of a intususcepcon mass should warrant consideration of intussusception. Intussusception in children of school age. Nonoperative treatment of intussusception.

We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma.

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Lipoma as a pathological lead intususcepciion in a child with ileocolic intussusception. The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. Pediatr Emerg Care ;