Intrauterine Intussusception Leading to Ileal Atresia in a P
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Intussusception is relatively common in infants but occurs only 0.3% of cases during the first month of life.Majority of neonatal intussusceptions occur in full term babies and and it is rare in the premature newborns.A 5-day-old male baby, delivered through normal vaginal delivery around 36th week of gestation and weighing 1.7kg, presented with failure to pass meconium, bilious vomiting and distention of abdomen soon after birth. Antenatal history was unremarkable. On examination patient was dehydrated and abdomen found distended. Per rectal examination showed normal size, shape and location of anus and empty rectum. On x-ray abdomen multiple air and fluid levels found. X-Ray gastrografin enema showed unused colon. After resuscitation, patient underwent exploratory laparotomy. The loops of jejunum and ileum found distended proximal to an ileo ileal intussusception. The intussusception was reduced which revealed type II ileal atresia. The dilated part of ileum and area of ileum containing atresia was resected....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5371688/
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