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Target sign (pyloric stenosis)

The target sign of pyloric stenosis is a sign seen due to hypertrophied hypoechoic muscle surrounding echogenic mucosa, seen in pyloric stenosis. This is likened to that of a target.

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Inspired signs
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rID: 2147
Section: Signs
Tag: stomach
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Target sign in pyloric stenosis

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