Intussusception after pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure) is exceedingly rare. We present a case of retrograde jejunal intussusception into the gastric lumen in a patient who previously underwent Whipple procedure. Diagnostic endoscopy may serve to confirm intussusception, identify a potential lead point, and, in some cases, endoscopically reduce the intussusception. Ultimately, however, surgical management is recommended due to a high rate of recurrence along with the potential to detect a lead point and associated malignancy.
1Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
2Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Correspondence: Kishan Patel, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 395 W, 12th Ave, 3rd floor, Columbus, OH 43210 (Kishan.email@example.com).
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Received August 02, 2018
Accepted January 31, 2019