Surgery, Gastroenterology and Oncology
Vol. 21, No. 3, Sept 2016
An Unusual Cause of Overt Upper GI Bleeding: Retrograde Jejunogastric Intussusception
Hilmi D. Elsiddig, S.H. Suliman, El.H. Salim Omer, Elnour Mustafa, Mohamed G. Alnedar, Yousif Mohd Khair, S.Z. Ibrahim
CASE REPORT, Sept 2016
Article DOI: 10.21614/jtmr-21-3-95
Retrograde jejunogastric intussusception is a well-recognized, rare, but potentially life threatening long-term complication of gastrojejunostomy. Diagnosis of this condition is difficult in most cases.

We report on such a patient who presented with overt upper gastrointestinal bleeding. The complication developed thirty years after the primary surgery without history of acute upper abdominal pain in spite of a long segment of gangrenous jejunum inside the stomach. Resection and refashioning of the gastrojujenostomy was performed.

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