Colonic intussusception | definition of colonic intussusception by Medical dictionary
intussusception involving two segments of the colon; telescoping of the colon. One section of the colon tunnels over the adjacent section, resulting in bowel obstruction.
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En bloc resection of the lesion using standard oncologic surgical principles remains the recommended first line treatment for adult colonic intussusception.
Post colonoscopy colonic intussusception reduced via a laparoscopic approach.
Neoplasms serving as the lead point of colonic intussusception
are more commonly malignant, while those causing enteric intussusceptions are usually benign.