Preoperative diagnosis of intestinal intussusception in pregnancy. A case report.

@article{Shenhav2000PreoperativeDO,
  title={Preoperative diagnosis of intestinal intussusception in pregnancy. A case report.},
  author={Simon Shenhav and Ofer Gemer and Shmuel Segal and Lina Linova and B Joffe},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={501-3}
}
BACKGROUND Intestinal intussusception is a rare event during pregnancy. The diagnosis of intestinal obstruction from any cause in pregnancy is made more difficult by the common overlapping complaints of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, which may persist during the second trimester. CASE Intestinal obstruction occurred at 17 weeks' gestation. A preoperative diagnosis of intussusception was made by ultrasound by demonstrating multiple ecodense and ecolucent rings in the right lower quadrant… CONTINUE READING

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