Pediatric Colocolic Intussusception With Pathologic Lead Point: A Case Report

Robert Bradford Abrahams, Arie Franco, Kristopher Neal Lewis


Intussusception is one of the most common causes of acute abdominal pain in the pediatric population. The majority of cases are idiopathic and ileocolic in location. Colocolic intussusception is an uncommon type of intussusception in children that is usually associated with a pathologic lead point. In this article, a case of colocolic intussusception in a four-year-old male secondary to juvenile polyps is presented followed by a discussion of intussusception and the available imaging modalities used in diagnosis and treatment.

J Med Cases. 2012;3(1):84-88


Intussusception; Colocolic; Polyp; Juvenile

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