enteric intussusception

enteric intussusception

intussusception involving two segments of the small intestine.
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Twenty-five patients were diagnosed with enteric intussusception and 21 patients with colonic intussusception.
Among enteric intussusceptions, the majority (14 cases) was secondary to a benign process; one was secondary to metastatic lung adenocarcinoma while all colonic lesions were malignant.
1) Cotton, a general surgeon in Zimbabwe, in response to that conclusion asserted that enteric intussusception in adults in Africa was a relatively common condition and instead of being associated with a malignancy was usually associated with lymphadenopathy from various causes.
Neoplasms serving as the lead point of colonic intussusception are more commonly malignant, while those causing enteric intussusceptions are usually benign.