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Jejunoileal Intususception : A case report

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2015,5,2,1257-1258.
Published:May 2015
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Manjunath M N1*, Chaithanya C Nair2, Sharanya Ramu2
1Fellow In Picu, Narayana Health, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
2Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


Small bowel intussusceptions (SBI) are much less common than the ileocolic variety, with jejunoileal and duodenojejunal intussusceptions being the rarest types of all. SBI may be difficult to diagnose preoperatively, with a consequent increase in ischemic complications, secondary to delayed surgery. It is different clinically from the classic ileocolic intussusception. Not only it is seen in a different age group, but the presentation is different and there is more chance of finding a pathological lead point.

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