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.

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery

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


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/20/2014

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