BMJ Case Reports 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.09.2009.2314
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Anal protrusion of intussusception

  1. Joanna Coghill1,
  2. Mensah2
  1. 1
    Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
  2. 2
    Volta Regional Hospital, Ho, Volta Region, MA 374, Ghana
  1. Joanna Coghill, joanna.coghill{at}
  • Published 22 December 2009

An 8-month-old girl presented to a district hospital in Ghana with a 2 week history of frequent, blood stained diarrhoea. The patient was initially treated for presumed gastroenteritis and admitted for intravenous fluids. Two days after admission she was noted to have developed a mass protruding from her anus. This was initially …

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