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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 231-233

Report of an unusual case of ileoceacal intussusception in an adult due to tuberculosis and review of the literature

Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation, Smt. G. R. Doshi and Smt. K. M. Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Dr. H. L. Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences, Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.154827

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Ileocecal intussusception in an adult is a rare clinical entity. Intussusception, when it occurs in adult, is usually associated with underlying pathologic condition. Here, we present a case of an adult presented with chronic intussusception diagnosed by computed tomography scan, managed by right hemicolectomy and found to have underlying tuberculosis as a cause on histopathology.

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