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Intussusception

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Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in infancy and early childhood. It occurs when one segment of bowel (the intussusceptum) invaginates into an adjacent distal segment of bowel (the intussuscepien). The classic presentation is with intermittent abdominal pain, vomiting and redcurrant jelly-like stool. Diagnosis can be accurately confirmed with an ultrasound scan. Initial management is with fluid resuscitation and antibiotics. Following adequate resuscitation, t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.mpsur.2019.01.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Surgery (United Kingdom) Journal website
Issue:
4
Publication date:
2019-03-15
Acceptance date:
2019-04-01
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EISSN:
1878-1764
ISSN:
0263-9319
Source identifiers:
992734
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Pubs id:
pubs:992734
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uuid:5998596a-c226-4884-889c-6ce46847e9ec
Local pid:
pubs:992734
Deposit date:
2019-07-31

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