Gastroduodenal intussusuception

Case contributed by Dr Sachintha Hapugoda


Abdominal distension and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years

Intussusuception of the gastric body and pyloris into the proximal duodenum. Small exophytic mass in the lesser curvature of the stomach suggesting a polyp. Secondary obstruction of the biliary tree with biliary and pancreatic duct dilatation.

Case Discussion

A rare case of gastroduodenal intussusuception and secondary biliary tract obstruction. This may be caused by gastric polyps. Complications such as biliary or pancreatic duct (with or without pancreatitis) obstruction can occur.

Acknowledgements: Dr David Preston and Dr Fariha Sitheeque.

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Case information

rID: 60896
Published: 7th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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