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Small bowel intussusception in a child following feeding jejunostomy: A rare case with review of literature

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Jejuno-jejunal intussusception is a rare complication of feeding jejunostomy tube placement. A case of one year old child who underwent gastric pull-up for complicated tracheo-esophageal fistula had jejuno-jejunal intussusception induced by Witzel's feeding jejunostomy tube; is discussed with review of literature.

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Kumar, B. , Lal, R. , Datta Upadhyaya, V. and Poddar, B. (2012) Small bowel intussusception in a child following feeding jejunostomy: A rare case with review of literature. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 2, 278-280. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2012.24046.

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