Uncommon etiology of a common presentation


  • Akila Venkatkrishnan Department of Pediatrics, Kauvery Hospital, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Suresh Chelliah Department of Pediatrics, Kauvery Hospital, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Meganathan Pachamuthu Department of Pediatrics, Kauvery Hospital, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Sathia Dev Jayabalan Department of Pediatrics, Kauvery Hospital, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India




Intussusception, SARS-CoV-2, Obstruction


Intussusception is the most common cause of bowel obstruction in infants. The authors present a rare case of intussusception in a SARS-CoV-2 positive infant, and a severity score of 5 on HRCT. This is the first documented case of survival in SARS-CoV-2 patient where intussusception was the primary manifestation, which required surgical intervention.  


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