Intussusception in a 10 week old-Can occur though rare

Author(s): Asish Bhakta

Background: Intussusception is in fact a very rare cause of Intestinal obstruction in neonates and infants < 3 months of age. Our observation is that Intussusception, though very rare, should be considered as a possibility when the presentation looks like intestinal obstruction in this particular age group of patients.