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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Correlapaedia - a Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology: Case 10, Images 3 and 4

Correlapaedia - a Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology: Case 10

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Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.,
Steven J. Fishman, M.D.,
Deborah E. Schofield, M.D.

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Case 10: Image 3 Case 10: Image 4

An air enema was then performed, with pressure not exceeding 100 mm of pressure. The intussusception was then reduced to the level of the hepatic flexure. Spontaneous perforation occurred with abundant free intraperitoneal air, and spillage of contrast into the peritoneal cavity. A clear "pop" was heard by the radiologist at the time of perforation.

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