Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 426–429 | Cite as

Duodenal intussusception secondary to web presenting as recurrent pancreatitis in a 7-year-old girl

  • Long H. Tu
  • Gustavo A. Villalona
  • Robert A. Cowles
  • Cicero T. SilvaEmail author
Case Report


Duodenal intussusception is a rare entity in children, with 32 cases reported in the English literature to our knowledge. Most reported cases are associated with endoluminal tubes or polyps, and the presenting symptoms are chronic and nonspecific. We report a case of duodenal intussusception in a 7-year-old girl secondary to a duodenal web and review the imaging findings.


Child Computed tomography Duodenal web Duodenum Intussusception Pancreatitis Ultrasound 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Long H. Tu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gustavo A. Villalona
    • 3
    • 4
  • Robert A. Cowles
    • 3
  • Cicero T. Silva
    • 5
    Email author
  1. 1.University of Connecticut School of MedicineFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.Graduate Medical EducationKaweah Delta Healthcare DistrictVisaliaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Section of Pediatric SurgeryYale School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric SurgerySSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s HospitalSt. LouisUSA
  5. 5.Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Section of Pediatric RadiologyYale School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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