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Small Bowel Intussusception

What Is Small Bowel Intussusception? Small bowel intussusception is a bowel derangement that is characterized by the slipping of one section of intestine into another, leading to bowel obstruction. Acute bowel intussusception is a rare manifestation in adults, which mainly involves ...

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Edema, Small Intestinal: definition

Fluid accumulation within small intestinal mucosa resulting from inflammation that may cause abdominal pain and distention because of hampering peristalsis. Click Small Intestinal Edema for full description.

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