DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20210671

Uncommon etiology of a common presentation

Akila Venkatkrishnan, Suresh Chelliah, Meganathan Pachamuthu, Sathia Dev Jayabalan

Abstract


Intussusception is the most common cause of bowel obstruction in infants. The authors present a rare case of intussusception in a SARS-CoV-2 positive infant, and a severity score of 5 on HRCT. This is the first documented case of survival in SARS-CoV-2 patient where intussusception was the primary manifestation, which required surgical intervention.  


Keywords


Intussusception, SARS-CoV-2, Obstruction

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