Image IQ: Colocolic Intussusception

January 21, 2021
Saeed Rad, M.D.

Patient presents with colocolic intussusception -- what is the next step?

The patient was diagnosed as having colocolic intussusception.

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Key points: In adults, colocolic most commonly results from a lead point. For diagnostic work-up, you should look to identify whether a lead point, such as a polyp or malignant lesion (a colon malignancy) is the cause of the intussusception.

Case submitted by: Saeed Rad M.D., radiologist, to radRounds Radiology Network

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