Intussusception in Children: A Clinical Review

  title={Intussusception in Children: A Clinical Review},
  author={T. Charles and L. Penninga and J. Reurings and M. Berry},
  journal={Acta Chirurgica Belgica},
  pages={327 - 333}
  • T. Charles, L. Penninga, +1 author M. Berry
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Acta Chirurgica Belgica
  • Abstract Intussusception is the most common cause of small bowel obstruction in young infants. Therefore a high index of suspicion and thorough knowledge of this condition is of major importance to be able to diagnose and treat this potentially life threatening condition. In this review we describe epdidemiology, etiology and clinical symptoms of intussuception. Furthermore, we describe diagnostic modalties, especially ultrasonography as the primary choice for diagnosis. In addition, non… CONTINUE READING

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