• Vol. 48 No. 6
  • 15 June 2019

Intussusception: It’s Not Always Ileo-Colic


A 5-year-old boy presented with intermittent episodes
of central abdominal pain and vomiting for 3 days.
Despite this, he was well hydrated with a soft non-tender
abdomen on clinical examination. There was past history
of intussusception 8 months prior, which was successfully
reduced with fluoroscopic-guided air enema reduction. At
presentation, an abdominal ultrasound was performed to
investigate the abdominal pain.

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