Intussusception in adults is rare. It is estimated to account for only 5% of all intussusceptions and causes only 1% of all bowel obstructions and –% of all hospital admissions. About 90% of intussusceptions in adults are caused by a definite underlying disorder such as a neoplasm or by a postoperative twinkx.xyz by: Sep 13, · Description. Intussusception in children is the most common cause of bowel obstruction of that age. In contrast, its appearance in adults only accounts for ~5% of all cases of intussusception and % of patients with intestinal obstruction [1, 2].
Bowel resection with end-to-end anastomosis was done in all three cases, in two because of gangrenous bowel. The site of intussusception was jejunojejunal in one case, ileocecal in another and colorectal in the third; and the cause in all cases was tumor, benign in . Intussusception involves the telescoping of a segment of bowel into an adjacent segment, leading to obstruction, inflammation, and possible ischemia.
May 01, · Such an intussusception involving the colon in an adult is often related to a primary or secondary malignant neoplasm (, Table 2). If there are findings suggestive of a lead point intussusception (eg, a long, large-caliber segment with proximal bowel obstruction) and a probable identifiable lead mass, surgical treatment should be recommended. Dec 07, · Intussusception in adults is extremely rare, found in less than 1 in abdominal operations. Children are afflicted more than adults with an approximate ratio of 20 to 1. Intussusception represents 1% of small bowel obstruction in adults with the most common cause being a tumor.
Jan 01, · Intussusception can occur anywhere in the small and large bowel, ileocolic intussusception is the most common type in adult and there are few reported cases of jejunojejunal intussusception. Here we report a case of jejunojejunal intussusception due to an iatrogenic lead point at the feeding jejunostomy closure site. The intussusception presented as a postoperative bowel obstruction requiring a re-laparotomy and a segmental bowel resection. The postoperative course after .