INFLAMMATORY FIBROID POLYP;

A RARE CAUSE OF SMALL INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION DUE TO INTUSSUSCEPTION.

  • Safia Zahir Services Hospital, Lahore
  • Bilal Ahmed Services Hospital, Lahore.
Keywords: Fibroid Polyps, Intussusception, Bowel Obstruction

Abstract

There are several pathologies causing intussusception. Benign diseases are the typical causes for childhood bowel obstruction. However, malignant or adhesive diseases are for common in adults. Although cases of illeal intussusception in adults due to inflammatory fibroid polyp is quite rare but few cases has been reported in literature. A 35 year old presented with a history of multiple episodes of abdominal pain, distention, relative constipation and vomiting over a period of 3 month. He also had a history of appendectomy 2 months back. Exploratory laparotomy was done and inflammatory fibroid polyp found to be the cause of obstruction.

Author Biographies

Safia Zahir, Services Hospital, Lahore

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Surgery

 

Bilal Ahmed, Services Hospital, Lahore.

MBBS, FCPS Trainee

Department of Surgery

 

Published
2019-04-10