Transient intussusception

Transient (non-obstructing) intussusception without a lead point is known to occur in both adults and children and occurs more frequently than was previously reported.

Most commonly, transient intussusception in adults is idiopathic, incidental, and of no clinical consequence 4. Uncommonly, transient but possibly recurrent intussusception is associated with celiac disease or Crohn disease.

Intussusception without a lead point is known to appear as a non-obstructing segment, usually smaller in diameter and shorter than an intussusception with a lead point.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Transient nonobstructing intussusception
  • Transient non-obstructing intussusception

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