Target sign (pyloric stenosis)

Last revised by Dr Yair Glick on 25 Aug 2021

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 a target.

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