Bowel resection with end-to-end anastomosis was done in all three cases, in two because of gangrenous bowel. The site of intussusception was jejunojejunal in one case, ileocecal in another and colorectal in the third; and the cause in all cases was tumor, benign in two cases, malignant in fucksa.xyz: R J Steckler, A Sourial, D Baskett, I Schaffner, V Didio. Sep 13, · Description. Intussusception in children is the most common cause of bowel obstruction of that age. In contrast, its appearance in adults only accounts for ~5% of all cases of intussusception and % of patients with intestinal obstruction [1, 2].
Intussusception in adults is rare. It is estimated to account for only 5% of all intussusceptions and causes only 1% of all bowel obstructions and –% of all hospital admissions [ 1 ]. About 90% of intussusceptions in adults are caused by a definite underlying disorder such as a neoplasm or by a postoperative condition [ 2 ].Cited by: Secondary intussusception is caused by organic lesions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, postoperative adhesions, Meckel's diverticulum, benign and malignant lesions, metastatic neoplasms or even iatrogenically, due to the presence of intestinal tubes, jejunostomy feeding tubes or after gastric fucksa.xyz by: