Adult Intussusception in Hernial Sac: A Case Report

Imtiaz Wani


Adult intussusception is rare. The author is reporting a case of adult intussusception in a 60-year-old female inside of incisional hernia sac, acting as a lead point. The presentation was subacute intestinal obstruction. Ultrasonography was useful adjunct in diagnosis. The site for intussusception was jejunum. Intussusception was seen protruding into hernial sac with adhesions of gut to abdominal wall defect. Resection of involved gut was done.

Publish ahead of print June 16, 2009


Intussusception; Hernia sac; Jejunum

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