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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain

Intusscuception in an infant - A case report

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Author Details : Sathialakshmi V, Rakesh Ranjan S, Suajtha Nagari, Swayam Jothi S

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 52-53

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Intussusception is characterized by abdominal pain, vomiting and blood in stools. However, in younger infants it may present with non-classical symptoms such as listlessness, decreased feeding, and being non-specifically unwell.
A Case of intussusception confirmed with the help of an abdominal ultrasound in 5 month old male infant who presented with irritable cry, spasmodic pain, and not taking feeds properly. The purpose of presenting this paper is to suggest a clinical diagnosis of intussusception, and to bring about the awareness of intussusception common in weaning period of very young infants and the latest treatment available which was so simple procedure without any complication and surgery.

Keywords: Intussusception, Weaning, Spasmodic.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-5229.2018.0014

How to cite : Sathialakshmi V, Rakesh Ranjan S, Nagari S, Swayam Jothi S, Intusscuception in an infant - A case report. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2018;4(2):52-53

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