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Intussusception

Intussusception: Introduction

Intussusception: Bowel folding into itself sometimes creating bowel obstruction. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Intussusception is available below.

Symptoms of Intussusception

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Intussusception?

Intussusception: Related Patient Stories

Curable Types of Intussusception

Possibly curable types of Intussusception include:

  • Henoch- Schlonlein purpura associated Intussusception
  • Cystic fibrosis associated Intussusception
  • Hematologic dyscrasias associated Intussusception
  • Familial occurrence of intussusception
  • Mesenteric or duplication cysts associated Intussusception
  • Meckel diverticulum associated with intussusception
  • more types...»

Rare Types of Intussusception:

Rare types of Intussusception include:

Diagnostic Tests for Intussusception

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Intussusception: Complications

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Causes of Intussusception

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Disease Topics Related To Intussusception

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Intussusception: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Intussusception

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »

Intussusception: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Intussusception

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Intussusception: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Intussusception

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Research about Intussusception

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Clinical Trials for Intussusception

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Intussusception: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Intussusception:

The folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface; "the invagination of the blastula" - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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