Intussusception

Intussusception health square mohali dr. ashish dharmik


It is a medical condition in which a part if intestine fold into the part next to it.

Presentation:  1.Acute pain abdomen.

                         2. Vomiting

                         3. Abdomen fullness.

                         4. Bloody stools.

Age Group: Usually 6 months to 18 months.

Diagnosis: By Clinical presentation and Ultrasound.

Treatment: Medical: – Ultrasound guided Enemas.

                                     (Only in early non complicated cases)    

Surgery: – Laparoscopic reduction/ Open reduction.

Caution: – Early intervention is needed for favorable outcome.

                  Can be life threatening otherwise.

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