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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 241-242
Unusal Cause of Crampy Abdominal Pain

Department of Surgery, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad-388 325, Gujarat, India

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Yagnik VD. Unusal Cause of Crampy Abdominal Pain. Saudi J Gastroenterol 2010;16:241-2

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A 40-year-old gentleman came to surgical OPD with chief complaint of crampy abdominal pain since last 12 days. He had complaint of occasional vomiting. Physical examination was not contributory. On per rectal examination, finger was stained with blood. His past surgical and medical history was not significant. His vitals were normal. After routine investigations, Barium enema was advised and it showed the findings revealed in [Figure 1].

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  1. What is the diagnosis?
  2. Which are the common lead points for Colocolic intussusceptions?
  3. How to differentiate between non-lead point and lead point intussusception?
  4. Enumerate the signs of intussusception on USG?

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1.Figiel LS, Figiel SJ. Colocolic intussusception. Am J Dig Dis 1963;8:1017-28.  Back to cited text no. 1  [PUBMED]    
2.Weissberg DL, Scheible W, Leopold GR. Ultrasonographic appearance of adult intussusception. Radiology 1977;124:791-2.  Back to cited text no. 2  [PUBMED]    
3.Boyle MJ, Arkell LJ, Williams JT. Ultrasonic diagnosis of adult intussusception. Am J Gastroenterol 1993;88:617-8.  Back to cited text no. 3      

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Vipul D Yagnik
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-3767.65191

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