Intussusception of the bowel in adults: A review - intussusception in adult

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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Intussusception : Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology intussusception in adult


Recurrent abdominal pain is a common and challenging presenting chief complaint in the Emergency Department. Intussusception in adults, although rare, is an.

Adult intussusception represents 5% of all cases of intussusception and accounts for only 1%-5% of intestinal obstructions in adults[4].

The cause of most cases of intussusception in children is unknown. Though rare in adults, most cases of adult intussusception are the result of.

Abstract. Adult intussusception occurs infrequently and differs from childhood intussusception in its presentation, aetiology, and treatment. Diagnosis can be.