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a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to the ileum and colon; as, the ileocolic, or ileocæcal, valve, a valve where the ileum opens into the large intestine.
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Ultrasound sensitivity and specificity in the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception may approach 100% in the hands of experienced operators.
Two children with presumed ileocolic intussusception died on arrival before intervention, and were also excluded.
In ileocolic intussusception palpation of the abdomen may reveal a sausage-shaped mass which is located in the RUQ.
Enema reduction for ileocolic intussusception is less successful in general hospitals than in paediatric hospitals.
The case under discussion showed a complaint of less frequent vomiting and chronic bloody diarrhoea that are typical signs of ileocolic intussusception (Lewis and Ellison, 1987).