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Compound presentation of a rare cause of adult intestinal obstruction



It is quite unusual to have intusussception as a cause of bowel obstruction in adults. We present a case of an eighteen year old girl with ileo-ileal intusussception            compounded by volvulus in. Laparotomy was done,                gangrenous bowel was resected and ileo ileal anastomosis was done. This case is presented owing to its rarity in               pathology and presentation. Intusussception presents very differently in paediatric and adult populations. There is no general consensus on the management of adult                           intusussceptions.


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