Jan 28, 2009 · Intussusception of the bowel is defined as the telescoping of a proximal segment of the gastrointestinal tract within the lumen of the adjacent segment. This condition is frequent in children and presents with the classic triad of cramping abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea and Cited by: 488. Who gets Intussusception in Adults? (Age and Sex Distribution) Intussusception in Adults can occur at any age, but this condition is much more common in infants and young children; Cases of Intussusception in Adults are fairly rare; only 5% of intussusception cases are in adults; Only about 1% of bowel obstructions are due to Intussusception in.
Jul 16, 2013 · In adults, the intussusception commonly occurs as a result of medical conditions such as tumor, intestinal adhesions, hematoma, inflammatory conditions such as Crohn's disease and the presence of surgical scars in the small intestine or colon. Risk Factors of Intussusception. Children are at a higher risk to develop intussusception than adults.Occupation: MD,FFARCSI. Apr 03, 2015 · Intussusception has long been discussed in medical literature. Barbette of Amsterdam described the first case in 1674 .In 1742, Cornelius Henrik Velse performed the first successful operation on adult intussusception .Intussusception is a rare form of bowel obstruction in adults, which is defined as the telescoping of a proximal segment of the gastrointestinal tract, into the lumen Cited by: 6.
In adults, intussusception may seem like a stomachache at first, with symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Look out for stomach pain that comes and goes, getting stronger each time. 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 0.003–0.02% of all hospital admissions. About 90% of intussusceptions in adults are caused by a definite underlying disorder such as a neoplasm or by a postoperative condition.Cited by: 99.