Neonatal Ileo-Ileal and Ileo-Cloacal Exstrophic Synchronous Dual Intussusceptions in a Preterm Infant With Cloacal Exstrophy

Ramnik Patel, Yew W. Tan, Sumant Patil, Abraham Cherian, Bharat More


We report an ex-35 weeks gestational age preterm female infant with prenatally diagnosed cloacal exstrophy who developed ileo-ileal and ileo-exstrophic dual synchronous intussusceptions at the corrected age of 3 weeks. The infant presented with acute illness. Initial fluid resuscitation and antibiotic treatment improved clinical condition but developed bleeding and increasingly discolouration of the distal loop associated with metabolic acidosis and concern for bowel obstruction and ischemia. Radiographs were non-specific. At exploration an irreducible necrotic advanced ileo-ileal intussusception and a reducible but viable ileo-exstrophic intussusception were found. Resection of necrotic ileo-ileal intussusception with ileostomy formation on the proximal end and closure of the distal ileum with reduction of ileo-exstrophic intussusception was carried out uneventfully with good prognosis.

World J Nephrol Urol. 2016;5(1):20-22


Cloacal exstrophy; Ileo-ileal; Dual intussusception; Ileo-exstrophic; Neonatal; Synchronous

Full Text: HTML PDF

Browse  Journals  


Journal of Clinical Medicine Research

Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics

World Journal of Oncology

Gastroenterology Research

Journal of Hematology

Journal of Medical Cases

Journal of Current Surgery

Clinical Infection and Immunity

Cardiology Research

World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Cellular and Molecular Medicine Research

Journal of Neurology Research

International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics






World Journal of Nephrology & Urology, quarterly, ISSN 1927-1239 (print), 1927-1247 (online), published by Elmer Press Inc.                     
The content of this site is intended for health care professionals.
This is an open-access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted
non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Creative Commons Attribution license (Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International CC-BY-NC 4.0)

This journal follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals,
the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines, and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

website:   editorial contact:
Address: 9225 Leslie Street, Suite 201, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3H6, Canada
© Elmer Press Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the published articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the editors and Elmer Press Inc. This website is provided for medical research and informational purposes only and does not constitute any medical advice or professional services. The information provided in this journal should not be used for diagnosis and treatment, those seeking medical advice should always consult with a licensed physician.