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 intussusception presentation in children differs from the adults in all aspects of clinical presentation, diagnosis and managing.

Acute intussusception in childhood. The intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when a segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; Am J Dis Child ; In adults, it is infrequent and the reason can be identified which generally has intusuxcepcion malignant origin.

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.

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In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic. 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 operative reduction was performed by Hutchinson et al in 3.

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 last option. The classic presentation of intussusception ie intususcepciln, abdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7. Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.

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Pediatr Int ; Current radiological management of intussusception in children. With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful. J Pediatr Surg ; Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department. Surgical resection is required for any identified pathologic lead point 3, 9, Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children.

Intussusception in children of school age. 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 method for the diagnosis of invagination and it is used in those inhususcepcion cases as in neoplasias.

The surgery is the treatment chosen for the high probability of malignancy, thereby the resection justifies itself without reduction. Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the pathology of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma. MDCT and inthsuscepcion imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: The patient denied anorexia, nausea, vomiting or haematochezia. The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently 2, 3.

The patient had experienced the same symptom on three separate occasions during the preceding month. Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination.



Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. 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 Emerg Care ; In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic.

Pediatr Neonatol ; Contents by Year, Volume and Issue. 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. Children presenting at older ages are more likely to have a pathologic lead point as the aetiology of their intussusceptions.

Ileocolorectal intussusception secondary to hamartoma represents a particularly rare event in the paediatric population. Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute abdomen in children 1.

He noted decreased stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete defecation for one week prior to presentation.

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.