• 1 Abdul Samad Sakijan, MBBS, DMRD, FRCR. Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda 50300 Kuala Lurnpur, Malaysia
  • 2 Ismail Ahmad, MBBS, FRCS(Ed). Department of Surgery, General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia, 1987 Jun;42(2):134-6.
PMID: 3503189


A 50-year-old male had an acute jejunogastric intussusception complicating a Bilroth 11 gastrectomy done 20 years previously for peptic ulcer. Preoperatively, the diagnosis was suspected from the plain abdominal radiograph which was subsequently confirmed by barium meal. The patient had an uneventful recovery following resection of the intussuscepted segment and an end-to-end anastomosis. Although rare, the condition is serious and should be recognised promptly and treated surgically. The diagnosis should always be considered in a patient who has had a previous gastrojejunostomy presented with a sudden onset of epigastric pain, bloody vomitus and epigastric mass.

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