Jejuno-jejunal intussusception in a neonate without any lead point: A rare case report


Case Report

Author Details : Simmi K Ratan, Ashish Kumar, Shashank Shekhar Panda, Sujoy Neogi*

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 175-177

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmpo.2020.041



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Abstract

Neonatal intussusception is rare entity.We report this very rare case of a term male newborn, with acute jejunojejunal intussusception without any lead point. He presented with abdominal distension and signs of intestinal obstruction and abdominal sonography showed a jejunojejunal intussusceptions which was confirmed at laparotomy. Interestingly, no lead point was found. Rather 8cm of bowel distal to intussuscepted segment was found to be gangrenous bowel. Resection with Bishop Koop anastomosis done for the baby resulted in good outcome. The case is being presented for rare presentation of a rare surgical condition in a neonate with an endeavour to establish etiology for its occurrence.

Keywords: Intussusception, Jejunojejunal, Lead point, Neonate, Gangrene.


How to cite : Ratan S K, Kumar A, Panda S S, Neogi S, Jejuno-jejunal intussusception in a neonate without any lead point: A rare case report. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2020;6(4):175-177


Copyright © 2020 by author(s) and IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



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