Intussusception of the small bowel secondary to malignant metastases in two 80-year-old people: a case series

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INTRODUCTION Small bowel intussusception is rare in adults and accounts for one percent of all bowel obstructions. Malignancy is the etiologic agent in approximately 50 percent of all cases. CASE PRESENTATION Our first patient was an 80-year-old Caucasian woman with signs and symptoms of intermittent bowel obstruction for the last 12 months. Pre-operative… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1752-1947-5-176

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