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Write-up: Intussusception 03/08/07-records received from facility for DOS 03/03-03/05/07 DC DX: Intussusception Increased fussiness times one day, the day prior to admission became more fussy, noticed currant jelly stools times three. Presented to PCP palpated sausage like mass in right upper quadrant as well as currant jelly stools. PE: Abdomen positive tenderness to palpation, no masses at that time. Positive for currant jelly stool in diaper. Air contrast enema showed intussusception all way down the descending colon. Reduced by enema. However, no air could be pushed the the ileocecal valve, surgery laparoscopic converted to open reduction of intussusception. Small bowel intussusception into the colon, the appendix was sucked into the intussusception, the intussusceiption went to the beginning of the transverse colon.
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