Intussusception (medical disorder): Difference between revisions

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The cause in children is typically unknown; in adults a ''lead point'' (see below) is sometimes present.<ref name=Mar2017/> Risk factors in children include certain infections, diseases like [[cystic fibrosis]], and [[intestinal polyp]]s.<ref name=Mar2017/> Risk factors in adults include [[endometriosis]], [[bowel adhesions]], and [[intestinal tumors]].<ref name=Mar2017/> Diagnosis is often supported by [[medical imaging]].<ref name=Mar2017/> In children, [[ultrasound]] is preferred while in adults a [[CT scan]] is preferred.<ref name=Mar2017/>
 
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