A rare case of intussusception through a prolapsed end colos
Intussusception through a prolapsed end colostomy is amongst the rarest of stoma complications.

In this case report, doctors discuss the therapeutic approach to this complication and provide an update of the existing literature.

A 66-year-old male presented with a prolapsed colostomy that was ischaemic in appearance. Intraoperatively, a small bowel intussusception within the prolapsed colon was identified.

A subtotal colectomy was subsequently performed to prevent further volvulus formation.

In particular, when patients present with a prolapsing oedematous enterostomy that cannot be reduced, careful clinical examination is required. If there is a vascular compromise, exploratory laparotomy is mandatory.

Journal of Surgical Case Reports
Source: https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjab319