Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 43, Issue 5, pp 1266–1267 | Cite as

The crescent-in-doughnut sign in intussusception

  • Man Leung Yu
  • Kam Ho Lee
  • Yan Lin Li
Classics in Abdominal Imaging


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No funding was received for this study.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyQueen Mary HospitalHong KongHong Kong

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