Intussusception in pregnancy--a rarely considered diagnosis.

  title={Intussusception in pregnancy--a rarely considered diagnosis.},
  author={Odigie Clement Osime and Joseph Ubini Onakewhor and Omorodion Irowa},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  volume={14 1},
Intussusception in pregnancy is rare and making a preoperative diagnosis is extremely difficult. The objective of this paper is to report a case of intussusception in a pregnant woman and to review the literature on the subject with a view to highlighting the peculiarities of this condition. The case file of a 26 year old Gravida 3, Para(0+2) lady who had appendectomy 5 years earlier and now presented at 33 weeks of gestation with features of intestinal obstruction was evaluated. Ultrasound… CONTINUE READING

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