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Write-up: Initial exam showed blood stools, intussusception. DC DX: Intussusception. Procedure: exp. lap. with reduction of intussuception and right hemicolectomy. Taken emergently to operating room after water-soluble contrast enema was unable to reduce intussusception. Currant jelly stools starting at 8am on 9/17/06. Mass palpable at the midline of her abdomen. Hospital course uneventful, developed rash thought to be due to Unasyn, changed to Clindamycin. Surgical pathology report: sections show extensive ischemic necrosis secondary to intussusception. Appendiceal nucosa also shows ischemic necrosis. The amount of lymphoid tissue appears to be increased. Resected margins contain viable tissue.
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