• Intussusception is a common cause of intestinal obstruction in infants. Use of a barium enema affords both diagnostic confirmation and a chance for nonsurgical reduction of the intussusception. While failed hydrostatic reduction is an indication for surgical intervention, delayed complications of hydrostatic reduction have not been described. We present a case of ischemic stricture and perforation developing after the successful reduction of an intussusception.
(Arch Surg. 1992;127:1252-1253)
Valente JF, Rappaport WD, Crowe CP. Ischemic Stricture and PerforationAn Unusual Complication After Successful Barium Reduction of an Intussusception. Arch Surg. 1992;127(10):1252-1253. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1992.01420100118021