Adult intussusceptions caused by a lipoma in the jejunum: report of a case and review of the literature.

World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES
Ouadii MouaqitKhalid Ait Taleb

Abstract

Intussusceptions in adults is rare. Gastrointestinal lipomas are rare benign tumors and intussusceptions due to a gastrointestinal lipoma constitutes an infrequent clinical entity. Lipoma may develop as a benign tumor in all organs and rarely in large or small intestine. The present report describes a case of jejunojejunal intussusceptions in an adult with a history of colicky upper abdominal pain. Ileo-ileal invagination was diagnosed by computed tomography scan. Exploratory laparotomy revealed jejunojejunal intussusceptions secondary to a lipoma which was successfully treated with segmental intestinal resection. A review of the literature is also performed regarding this rare association revealing the diagnostic and therapeutic debates that exist. ABSTRACT (FRENCH): L'invagination chez les adultes est rare. Les lipomes gastro-intestinaux sont de rares tumeurs bénignes et l'invagination intestinale due à un lipome gastro-intestinal constitue une entité clinique trés rare. Le lipome peut se développer comme une tumeur bénigne dans tous les organes et rarement dans l'intestin grêle ou le colon. Le présent rapport décrit un cas d'invagination jéjunojéjunale chez un adulte avec une histoire de douleurs abdominales. Iléo-iléale in...Continue Reading

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