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Jejunogastric intussusception: an unusual cause of hematemesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16341315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Jejunogastric intussusception is an uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication of a previous gastrojejunal anastomosis. Although jejunogastric intussusception was first described in 1914, fewer than 200 cases have been reported in the English literature thus far. Awareness of this rare complication would help in early diagnosis and appropriate management. Described here is a case report of a patient who presented with hematemesis due to an acute jejunogastric intussusception associated with gangrene of the intussuscepted jejunum.
Inian Samarasam; Sudhakar Chandran; Uday Shankar; Biju George; Ashok Chacko; George Mathew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0835-7900     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-12     Completed Date:  2006-02-22     Revised Date:  2014-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807867     Medline TA:  Can J Gastroenterol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  735-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen, Acute / diagnosis,  etiology
Emergency Service, Hospital
Follow-Up Studies
Gangrene / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery
Hematemesis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Intussusception / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Jejunal Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Laparotomy / methods
Middle Aged
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Stomach Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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