We present the perioperative management of a 5-year-old boy with intestinal obstruction
and two episodes of cerebral haemorrhage who presented for pheochromocytoma resection and enterolysis.
Comparison of postoperative complications between the two groups: In the observation group, there were 2 cases of enterocolitis, two cases of intestinal perforation and three cases of intestinal obstruction
after operation; the incidence of adverse reaction was 6.
is a challenging surgical emergency worldwide.
In December 2013, capsule endoscopy showed multiple inflammatory polyps of the small intestine, multiple segmental stenosis, and incomplete intestinal obstruction
[Figure 1]a and [Figure 1]b, and a diagnosis of Crohn's disease was made.
Intestinal intussusception in adults is considered as an unusual pathology and represents 5% of the total cases of intestinal intussusception (children and adults) and 1%-5% of all cases of intestinal obstruction
Meckel's diverticula are mostly asymptomatic, but it may present as intestinal obstruction
, diverticulitis, lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and perforation peritonitis.
Most of the patients are asymptomatic, but about 10-30% of patients tend to develop severe complications like diverticulitis, stone formation, perforation, haemorrhage and intestinal obstruction
, as a result of intussusception or compression of the adjacent bowel.
On Tuesday, a senior man, who was among the Interior Ministry pilgrimage group, died en route to a nearby hospital due to an intestinal obstruction
Majority of patients (62) presented with acute intestinal obstruction
, while eight patients showed subacute obstruction.
died after consuming a large quantity of bananas which resulted in an intestinal obstruction
, causing a severe infection that spread in his intestines and later killed him.
Fifteen days later, the patient was admitted with symptoms of intestinal obstruction
and stool output through the surgical wound.