Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment questions for doctor specialist Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy
- A sausage-shaped mass in the abdomen:
- Detected during abdominal examination
- Abdominal tenderness
- Blood in the stool
- Red stool:
- Stool looks like red jelly
Tests are usually necessary to confirm the diagnosis of intussusception.
Tests that may be used to evaluate intussusception include:
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PubMed Intussusception References
- Daneman A, Alton DJ, Lobo E, Gravett J, Kim P, Ein SH. Patterns of recurrence of intussusception in children: a 17-year review. Pediatr Radiol. 1998 Dec;28(12):913-9. 
- Daneman A, Navarro O. Intussusception. Part 1: a review of diagnostic approaches. Pediatr Radiol. 2003 Feb;33(2):79-85. 
- Yalamarthi S, Smith RC. Adult intussusception: case reports and review of literature. Postgrad Med J. 2005 Mar;81(953):174-7.