Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Emman Almomen


Patient presented with projectile vomiting from the 1st week of birth. No weight gain.

Patient Data

Age: 41 days
Gender: Female

 Longitudinal view showing hypoechoic ring of hypertrophied pyloric muscle around echogenic mucosa centrally: "target sign".

Oblique view shows elongated pyloric canal measuring 17 mm with pyloric muscle wall thickness of 4 mm.

The stomach appears dilated.


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Case information

rID: 28058
Published: 10th Mar 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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