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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 68, No. 6, 2006, pp. 322-324
Bioline Code: is06094
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 68, No. 6, 2006, pp. 322-324

 en Case Report-Colonic intussusception in adults: Three cases and review of the literature
Garner JeffreyP, Haldipur Nandan, Ravi Krish, Amarnath TakalokoppaS, Gupta Robin

Abstract

Adult intussusception is a different disease from that encountered in children with a higher rate of pathological lead points, the majority of which in the colon are malignant. This has supported a practice of mandatory laparotomy and en bloc resection without reduction for colonic adult intussusception. We report three cases of adult colonic intussusception, which demonstrate a variety of presenting features and discuss the investigation and treatment of this uncommon condition.

Keywords
Adult, colonic, intussusception, obstruction

 
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