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Intussusception - Radiographic Features

Ultrasound can be used to perform the initial study in children with suspected intussusception. One important radiographic finding is the "pseudo-kidney" sign. These alternating rings of hyper- and hypo-echogenicity indicate the telescoped bowel.
  
"Pseudo-Kidney" Sign
  
  




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