Case report| Volume 32, ISSUE 1, P176-177, April 1936

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Acute intussusception in early weeks of life

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      A case of acute ileocolic intussusception is recorded in an infant seventy-seven days old, successfully operated upon within three hours after the onset. Study of the literature emphasizes the rarity of the lesion in the first twelve weeks of life and discloses the records of the comparatively few number of infants who successfully withstood surgical intervention.
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