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Jejunogastric Intussusception: A Rare Case Report Study

Mohd Fazlul Haq, Bilal Ahmad Wagay, Ajaz Ahmad Malik, Munir Ahmad Wani, Gowhar Aziz Bhat

Keywords : Case report, Gastric cancer surgery, Gastrojejunostomy, Jejunogastric intussusception, Retrograde intussusception, Shock

Citation Information : Haq MF, Wagay BA, Malik AA, Wani MA, Bhat GA. Jejunogastric Intussusception: A Rare Case Report Study. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2023; 13 (2):163-165.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1415

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Jejunogastric intussusception (JGI) is a rare, potentially fatal complication of gastrojejunostomy following any gastric resection or gastric bypass surgery. Very less no of cases have been reported to date in the literature, with a very low incidence of <0.1%. Early recognition of JGI followed by prompt intervention is necessary to avoid any serious complications of gut gangrene or even possible death. It carries a mortality rate of approx. 10% of patients subjected to early intervention within 24 hours as compared to 50% in cases where surgery was delayed for more than 48 hours. The usual presenting complaints include a triad of palpable epigastric mass, hematemesis, and epigastric pain with only 50% of patients having this classical presentation. We here, report a middle-aged male with JGI which was diagnosed and managed at our center with emergency surgical intervention.

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