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Table 4 Lesions associated with intussusception

From: Presentation, aetiology and treatment of adult intussusception in a tertiary Sub-Saharan Hospital: a 10-year retrospective study

Lesion/lead point Number (%) CI (%)
Benign causes 13 (35.1) 21.8 – 51.3
Adhesions 3 (8.1) 2.1 – 22.0
Idiopathic 9 (24.3) 13.2 – 40.3
Non-specific inflammation 1 (2.7) < 0.01 – 15.1
Benign tumours 11 (29.7) 17.4 – 45.9
Adenoma 6 (16.2) 7.3 – 31.5
Lipoma 4 (10.8) 3.7 – 25.3
Leiomyoma 1 (2.7) < 0.01 – 15.1
Malignant tumours 13 (35.1) 21.8 – 51.3
Adenocarcinoma 9 (24.3) 13.2 – 40.3
Lymphoma 3 (8.1) 2.1 – 22.0
Karposi's sarcoma 1 (2.7) < 0.01 – 15.1
Total 37 (100)