Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Vomiting and poor weight gain since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 35 days
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Marked thickening of the pyloric canal muscular layer (about 7 mm) and elongated pyloric canal (about 18 mm).

Case Discussion

These sonographic features and clinical data are compatible with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.

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Case Information

rID: 25138
Case created: 7th Oct 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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