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Intussusception of the Appendix Causing Small Bowel Obstruction in a Patient With Cystic Fibrosis

Fishman, Douglas S*; Sailhamer, Elizabeth A; Cohen, Daniel T; Mino-Kenudson, Mari§; Doody, Daniel P; Winter, Harland S

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: January 2010 - Volume 50 - Issue 1 - p 1
doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3181c15ef8
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*Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Hepatology, Texas Children's Hospital; Houston, USA

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

Radiologic Imaging Consultants, St. Charles, MO, USA

§Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, USA.

Received 8 June, 2009

Accepted 10 September, 2009

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Douglas S. Fishman, 6621 Fannin St, Clinical Care Center 1010.20, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77019 (e-mail:

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

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