Closed-Loop Obstruction Caused by Double Intussusception in an Adult

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Maria Luísa Rosa - Corresponding Author

Maria Luísa Rosa [mluisabrosa@gmail.com]
Estrada Forte do Alto Duque, 1449-005 Lisboa, Portugal

Andreia Roque
Pedro Ferreira

Abstract

A 73-year-old male presented to the emergency  department with diffuse abdominal pain. Physical and analytical evaluation revealed abdominal distension, meteorism and elevated C-reactive protein. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) was performed revealing dilated bowel-loops with air fluid levels found in between two points of transition: proximally,
a jejunum-jejunal intussusception adjacent to a jejunal lipoma; distally, an ileo-ileal intussusception with enlarged lymph nodes in its mesenteric fold. [...]

Keywords: Intestinal Obstruction/diagnostic imaging; Intussusception; Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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Rosa ML, Roque A, Ferreira P. Closed-Loop Obstruction Caused by Double Intussusception in an Adult. Gaz Med [Internet]. 2022 Feb. 15 [cited 2022 Aug. 10];9(1). Available from: https://www.gazetamedica.pt/index.php/gazeta/article/view/500
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