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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The post-operative recovery was uneventful.

In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department.

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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. Intussusception should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of constipation and LLQ abdominal mass.

The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs. The surgery is reserved as the intuuscepcion option.


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Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population. His haemoglobin was Lipoma as a pathological lead point in a child with ileocolic intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care ; Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. Histology showed a benign hamartoma with a significant amount of adipose tissue and blood vessel proliferation.

Careful physical examination and the presence of intususceepcion palpable mass should warrant consideration of intussusception. Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the ontususcepcion of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma.

Children intusuzcepcion at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions. The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, The leadpoint in intussusception.


The intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing. Am J Dis Child ; The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound.


The intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when a segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal. Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute abdomen in children 1. Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma.

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His past medical and surgical history were otherwise unremarkable. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.

The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia. Waseem M, Intuduscepcion HK. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; Eur Radiol ; Pediatr Int ; A palpable mass was detected in the left lower quadrant LLQ of the abdomen.

In adults, it is infrequent and the reason can be identified which generally has a malignant origin. The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7.