A rare cause of obstructive defecation in a 29-year-old woman: Ileo-colo-colonic intussusception treated by subtotal colectomy with posterior rectopexy

Kunduz E. , Malya F. Ü. , Mehdi E., HASBAHCECI M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.34, sa.4, ss.334-336, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/turkjsurg.2017.3406
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.334-336


Adult intussusception is a rare clinical condition. In majority of adult cases, there is an underlying cause such as polyps or colon cancers, In the present study, a 29-year-old woman with intermittent and colicky abdominal pain, constipation, and painful defecation, accompanied with distention and sense of rectal fullness, was evaluated with computed tomography, Ileo-colo-colic intussusception was determined. Subtotal colectomy with posterior rectopexy was performed. After the surgery, she was doing well at 13-month follow-up.