Double intussusception followed by reintussusception in a kitten.

C. R. Bellenger, D. J. Middleton, Jan Ilkiw, A. D. Watson

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Abstract

A three-month-old Burmese kitten with diarrhoea developed a double intussusception, with invagination of jejunoileal intussusception into the colon. During surgical repair, about 20 cm of terminal jejunum and ileum were resected and an anastomosis performed 2 cm proximal to the ileocolic valve. A jejunoileocolic intussusception developed three days later and was reduced manually at laparatomy. The cat has grown normally since than and at one year old shows no signs of intestinal dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-324
Number of pages2
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume110
Issue number14
StatePublished - Apr 3 1982
Externally publishedYes

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    Bellenger, C. R., Middleton, D. J., Ilkiw, J., & Watson, A. D. (1982). Double intussusception followed by reintussusception in a kitten. Veterinary Record, 110(14), 323-324.