Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 8, No 4 (2014)

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Renal Cell Carcinoma presenting as small bowel obstruction secondary to a metastatic ileal intussusception

Renal Cell Carcinoma presenting as small bowel obstruction secondary to a metastatic ileal intussusception

Rahul Ganapati Hegde, Harish K Gowda, Rachana D Agrawal, Vikas K Yadav, Gopal J Khadse

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Abstract


We report a rare clinical presentation of renal cell carcinoma in the form of small bowel obstruction which was secondary to a metastatic ileal intussusception. Intussusception in the elderly is most commonly due to an underlying neoplasm, however metastases from a renal cell carcinoma is very uncommon. We present clinical details, radiological and pathological findings of the case followed by a discussion of the diagnosis and management of intussusception in the adult population.

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