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J Korean Surg Soc. 1998 Jun;54(Suppl):1042-1045. Korean. Case Report.
Lee DS , Seo JJ , Ryu JW , Kim SC .
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of General Surgery, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea.
Abstract

The appendix has been reported to be a very rare leading point in intussusception. Therefore, preoperative diagnosis can rarely be made. We experienced one case of appendicocecal intussusception in a 2-year-old girl. An air contrast study done during air reduction suggested a cecal mass, and a saline filled sonogram showed a polypoid lesion in the cecum. The lesion turned out to be an intussuscepted appendix in appendicocecal intussusception.

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