ileocolic intussusception


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ileocolic intussusception

[¦il·ē·ō′käl·ik ‚in·tə·sə′sep·shən]
(medicine)
Slipping of the ileum through the ileocecal valve into the colon.
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Ileocecal Burkitt's lymphoma presenting as ileocolic intussusception with appendiceal invagination and acute appendicitis.
Patients with ileocolic intussusception classically develop a sudden onset of intermittent, severe, progressively worsening abdominal pain accompanied by inconsolable crying and drawing of the legs toward the abdomen.
Lewbart, "Ileocolic intussusception in a pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus)," Veterinary Record, vol.
Validation of US as a first-line diagnostic test for assessment of pediatric ileocolic intussusception. Pediatr Radiol 2009;39(10):1075-1079.
In the case in question, ultrasonography of ileocolic intussusception showed concentric hyperechoic and hypoechoic rings in the transverse plane.
Uncommon conditions in surgical oncology: acute abdomen caused by ileocolic intussusception. J Gastrointest Oncol.
All but one patient had ileocolic intussusception (98%), with the one exception of colocolonic intussusception at the transverse colon.
In ileocolic intussusception palpation of the abdomen may reveal a sausage-shaped mass which is located in the RUQ.
It occurs more often as an ileocolic intussusception in young dogs (Pietra et al., 2003; Patsikas et al., 2008).
Ileocolic intussusception causing occlusive status with multiple lymphadenopathies along the ileocaecal artery was observed intraoperatively (Figure 4).
She presented with ileocolic intussusception and was subjected to right hemicolectomy.
Waugh's syndrome though a rare entity should be kept in mind during hydrostatic reduction/surgical exploration of intussusception and in cases of recurrent ileocolic intussusception.