Pyloric stenosis

Case contributed by Henry Knipe


Vomiting. Under birth weight.

Patient Data

Age: 3 weeks
Gender: Male

The pylorus is enlongated and thickened beyond normal limits consistent with pyloric stenosis. 

Case Discussion

Pyloric stenosis should be considered when there is persistent vomiting and loss of weight in infants. It typically occurs between the ages of one week and three months. 

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.