Pyloric stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Vomiting. Under birth weight.

Patient Data

Age: 3 weeks
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

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. 

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Case information

rID: 41490
Published: 24th Dec 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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