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 intestinal invagination or intussusception is an obstructive disease which takes place when a segment of the intestine interferes inside another intestinal segment distal.

The patient had experienced intususcepvion same symptom on three separate occasions during the preceding month. Prompt diagnosis and management of intussusception prevents complications and prolonged hospitalization.

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.

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr ; The simple X-ray photography of abdomen is the diagnostic method chosen. When intuuscepcion is intususdepcion, abdominal sonography and CT scan are effective diagnostic modalities. Pediatr Emerg Care ; In adults, symptoms are unspecific, sharp or chronic.

Intussusception represents the most common non-traumatic cause of an acute intususcepclon in children 1. Careful physical examination and the presence of a palpable mass should warrant consideration of intussusception.

Pediatr Int ; In adults, it is infrequent and the reason can be identified which generally has a malignant origin.


In children, it is a common pathology, the most idiopathic. The initial presenting symptoms often vary, and the classic symptoms, such as abdominal pain, currant jelly stool and palpable mass, occur infrequently 2, 3. Nevertheless, some studies demonstrated that the surgical intervention must be considered in the third episode of the intestinal invagination.

Current success in the treatment of intussusception in children. Intussusception was first described in by Hunter et al and the first successful operative reduction was performed by Hutchinson et al in 3. 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.

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.

MDCT and 3D imaging in transient enteroenteric intussusception: Intussusception is a common paediatric disease, ranking second only to appendicitis as the most common cause of paediatric abdominal emergencies 1.


A year old boy intueuscepcion intractable abdominal pain was referred to the paediatric emergency department from a local clinic. Acute abdomen in paediatric patients admitted to the paediatric emergency department. With early surgical intervention, this patient’s outcome was uneventful.

On examination, he was afebrile, and the abdomen ingususcepcion soft and mildly distended with generalized tenderness over the entire abdomen, but there was no rebound tenderness. J Pediatr Surg ; Ileocolorectal intussusception due to caecal hamartoma. We describe a child with intractable abdominal pain as the initial presenting symptom of intussusception due to a caecal hamartoma.


The classic presentation of intussusception ieabdominal pain, red currant jelly stools and palpable mass occurs in only 7. The patient underwent an ileocolic resection, which included the removal of the giant mass located near the ileocaecal valve Figs.

Other laboratory test results were normal with the exception of an elevated C-reactive protein 3. The treatment chosen enn 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.

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Intussusception in children inhususcepcion school age. Waseem M, Rosenberg HK. The CT scan readily identified the intussusception. Current radiological management of intussusception in children.

The diagnostic method chosen is the abdominal ultrasound. Am J Dis Child ; Intussusception should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of constipation and LLQ abdominal mass. He noted decreased stool frequency and a sensation of incomplete defecation for one week prior to presentation.

Partial resection of the ascending colon and terminal ileum was performed, and the pathology of the resected mass revealed a hamartoma. Pediatr Neonatol ; Nonoperative treatment of intussusception. 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. The surgery is reserved as the last option. The post-operative recovery was uneventful.