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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 261-263

A child with colo-colonic intussusception due to a large colonic polyp: Case report and literature review


1 Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
2 Department of Pathology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Toshiaki Takahashi
Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8421
Japan
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.137338

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Colo-colonic intussusception (CI) due to a colonic polyp is a rarely reported cause of intestinal obstruction in school-aged children. Hydrostatic reduction (HR) and endoscopic polypectomy are minimally invasive and technically feasible for treating CI. We report a case of CI and review the literature, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment.


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