Jejunojejunal intussusception in foal: case report
AbstractIntussusceptions are unusual intestinal incidents which may result in acute and progressive or recurrent abdominal discomfort in foals. This condition asymptomatically affects newborn foals (3-12 months), are surgical emergencies when it involves the small intestine, especially the jejunum. Transabdominal ultrasound evaluation is an important diagnostic method, due to their size limitations for acute abdomen evaluation. The present report shows the importance of using transabdominal ultrasound in foals with acute abdomen.
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