Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction Due to Intussusception: A Case Report and Review of Literature


Intussusception is a very rare cause of neonatal intestinalobstruction, particularly in preterm neonates. This raritymay lead to a significant delay in diagnosis. We presenta case report of ileo-ileal intussusception occurring in apreterm neonate. Intussusception should be suspected inany neonate suffering from intestinal obstruction.Performing an abdominal ultrasound may confirm thediagnosis.