Pyloric stenosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Complaining of vomiting for last 1 day. Referred with clinical suspicion of pyloric stenosis.

Patient Data

Age: 2 weeks
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Measurements 

  • Pyloric muscle thickness - 3.8 mm
  • Pyloric length - 21.7 mm

Stomach was distended with hyperperistalsis.

Rest of the abdominal sonography revealed no abnormality.

Case Discussion

2 wks old neonate presented with the history of vomiting for 1 day. The patient was referred with the suspected clinical diagnosis of pyloric stenosis. Ultrasound shows findings of pyloric stenosis. Surgery revealed pyloric stenosis.

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Case information

rID: 55414
Case created: 5th Sep 2017
Last edited: 12th Sep 2017
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