REPORT OF CASE
S. B., a girl, aged 21 months, was sent to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on June 7, 1926, by Dr. E. J. Lamb, who had made a diagnosis of intussusception. I saw the child, concurred in the diagnosis and opened the abdomen at once, twelve hours after the onset of symptoms. An intussusception was found in the small intestine about 1 foot (30.4 cm) above the ileocecal juncture. The invagination was reduced by manipulation. When normal continuity of the bowel was restored, complete obstruction by a solid mass was found in that portion of the intestine which had been the intussusceptum. A portion of intestine, 3 inches (7.6 cm.) long, which contained the mass, was resected, and a lateral anastomosis was performed. The child made an excellent recovery and is now in good health.The pathologist of the hospital, Dr. F. R. Nuzum, reported that the
BROWN R. INVAGINATION ILEUS IN POLYPOSIS OF SMALL INTESTINE. Arch Surg. 1927;15(3):441–442. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1927.01130210126007
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