• October 31, 2023
  • Dr. Bhavesh Doshi
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Case Series 03: Intussusception

  • Bowel within the other bowel, best detected by target or doughnut sign in sonography.
  • Can be small bowel in small bowel-> can be treated conservatively.
  • Small bowel in large bowel-> requires Hydrostatic Reduction under usg guidance-> best results if performed within 48 hrs.
  • If the above fails, surgery (open /laparoscopy) has to be performed.
  • Chances of recurrence must be explained to the relatives

Points To Remember

  • Very important for the sonologist to comment on the type of intussusception.
  • Timely intervention can prevent surgery.