ULTRASOUND GUIDED HYDROSTATIC REDUCTION OF CHILDHOOD INTUSSUSCEPTION
Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. Medha Kaith, Dr. Shikha Sood and Dr. Raman Deep
Intussusception is defined as telescoping of a segment of intestine into an adjacent distal segment. It is a common abdominal emergency in children less than 2 years of age (1). Maximum incidence is between 6 to 9 months of age (2). It is more common in small bowel than large bowel. Presents with vomiting, bloating and blood in stools. On clinical examination a palpable mass is often felt at the right side of abdomen.
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