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 Margaret Walsh, MD; American Board of Pediatrics


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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/18/2015

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