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Intussusception

"Intussusception" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A form of intestinal obstruction caused by the PROLAPSE of a part of the intestine into the adjoining intestinal lumen. There are four types: colic, involving segments of the LARGE INTESTINE; enteric, involving only the SMALL INTESTINE; ileocecal, in which the ILEOCECAL VALVE prolapses into the CECUM, drawing the ILEUM along with it; and ileocolic, in which the ileum prolapses through the ileocecal valve into the COLON.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Intussusception" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Intussusception" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1989 and 2000 and 2003 and 2004 and 2005 and 2008 and 2011
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