Sep 13, · In intussusception part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract invaginates or telescopes into another neighbouring portion. There is usually a 'lead point' which is the cause of the invagination. Cases in adults can be described as: Ileo-ileal (or entero-enteric - affecting only the small bowel). Intussusception Intussusception is a form of bowel obstruction in which one segment of intestine telescopes inside of another. Although it can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract, it usually occurs where the small and large intestines meet.
Intussusception in adults is rare. It is estimated to account for only 5% of all intussusceptions and causes only 1% of all bowel obstructions and –% of all hospital admissions. About 90% of intussusceptions in adults are caused by a definite underlying disorder such as a neoplasm or by a postoperative fistxxx.xyz by: Oct 16, · The most common symptoms of Intussusception in Adults are abdominal pain, vomiting, and traces of blood in feces While there is no specific cause, previous secondary conditions are likely to be involved in the formation of a bowel obstruction. Intussusception is far more common in children, which account for 95% of all cases.
Intussusception is relatively rare in the adult population and differs substantially from pediatric intussusception. Most adult intussusceptions identified at surgery are caused by a definable structural lesion, a substantial proportion of which are malignant, particularly in the fistxxx.xyz by: Feb 01, · In adults intussusception occurs due to an underlying secondary cause unlike pediatric intussusceptions where the cause is not known. Certain pathological conditions of bowel such as Meckel’s diverticulum, intestinal polyps, malignant growth or adhesions after an abdominal surgery can become triggers for intussusception.
Jan 20, · A polyp, tumor, or scar tissue in the intestine may trigger intussusception in adults. A digestive disorder, such as Crohn’s disease, may also lead to intussusception. Author: James Roland. However, bowel intussusception in adults is considered a rare condition, accounting for 5% of all cases of intussusceptions and almost 1%-5% of bowel obstruction. Eight to twenty percent of cases are idiopathic, without a lead point fistxxx.xyz by: