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A Journal on Surgery

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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782

 

Chirurgia 2008 October;21(5):281-3

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Ileocolic intussusception up to the splenic flexure due to a cecal carcinoma in elderly patient

Flouzat-Lachaniette C. H. 1, Di Giuro G. 1, Dumas-De La Roque A. 2, Carloni A. 1, Smadja C. 1

1 Department of Digestive Surgery, Hôpital Antoine Béclère, Clamart France, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris University Paris XI, France
2 Department of Radiology, Hôpital Antoine Béclère, Clamart France, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris University Paris XI, France

We present a rare case of an 88-year-old woman with ileocolic intussusception up to the splenic flexure due to a mesenterium commune. Diagnosis was made by abdominal scan demonstrating a mass with a “target” aspect. The patient was operated. Because of the lack of intestinal tumor on CT scan and in order to avoid subtotal colectomy, intestinal invagination was reduced followed by a right colectomy.

language: English


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