Volume 24, Issue 3 (Autumn 2000)                   Research in Medicine 2000, 24(3): 251-256 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghojevand N, Nikpoor R. Radiographic Presentations of Intussusception in Plain Abdominal X-Ray. Research in Medicine. 2000; 24 (3) :251-256
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2221-en.html
Radiology Department, Mofid Pediatric Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstraction in children aged 3 months to 6 years. Complete understanding of its clinical and radiographic manifestations can play a major role in the early diagnosis and treatment and prevents its complications. In this study plain abdominal X-rays of 51 patients with intussusception were evaluated. Suggestive radiographic signs of the disease were observed in 90% of study population. Thise findings indicate importance the
importance of abdominal X-ray in the diagnosis of intussusception. The important signs of intussusception in their order of appearance were as follows: The distention of small bowel loops, sparse large bowel gas, soft tissue mass, signs of intestinal obstruction and crescent sign.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/02/17 | Accepted: 2020/02/17 | Published: 2020/02/17

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