Intussusception (cont.)

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What is the prognosis (outlook) for patients with intussusception?

The outlook for intussusception is usually good with early diagnosis and treatment. Early detection and treatment are paramount.

REFERENCE: Chien M et.al. Management of the child after Enema-Reduced Intussusception: hospital or home; Journal of Emergency Medicine; 2011, May. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.02.030


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