Image Challenge #10




A male patient, aged 56, presented with recurrent central abdominal colic that was aggravated by meal consumption and occasionally accompanied by yellowish-greenish vomiting. An abdominal CT scan revealed proximal small bowel dilation extending to a solid mass, with distal bowel collapse.

What is the term utilized to depict this type of obstruction in the small intestine?

Presented by Dr. Ahmed R. Jawad, Consultant Gastroenterology Surgeon, Hepatology and Gastroenterology Center, Najaf, Iraq. 

Answer: Intussusception