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Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Jul 18;11(3):148-51. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2016.04.014. eCollection 2016 Sep.

Giant ileocolic intussusception in an adult induced by a double ileal lipoma: a case report with pathologic correlation.

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Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Patras, Leoforos Ippokratous, 26500 Rion, Patras, Greece.

Abstract

Intussusception in adults is rare, accounting for less than 5% of all cases. Unlike the childhood variant, adult intussusception is often associated with a small bowel lesion acting as the "lead point." We herein report an uncommon case of giant intussusception secondary to 2 separate lipomatous lesions located in the ileum, in an adult admitted to our hospital for acute severe abdominal pain.

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