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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 411-413

Retrograde jejunal intussusception after total gastrectomy: A case report and literature review


1 Department of General Surgery, Wuyi Frist People's Hospital, Jinhua, China
2 Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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Dr. Y Jin
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DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.179284

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Retrograde jejunal intussusception is a rare disease. A 60-year-old female patient was hospitalized due to vomiting for 2 days, with a history of radical gastrectomy plus esophagus jejunum Rouxs-en-Y. On examination, there was a palpable wax-like mass on the left-hand side underneath the umbilicus. Computerized tomography scan showed a proximal jejunal intussusception. During surgery, the distal jejunum was found set into the proximal jejunum for a length of 30 cm, and bowel necrosis was also observed. The necrotic tube was resected and anastomosis was performed. Four days after the surgery, gastrointestinal function resumed. After a 10-month follow-up, the patient had no discomfort.


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