pyloric stenosis

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pyloric stenosis

[pə′lȯr·ik stə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Obstruction of the pyloric opening of the stomach due to hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter.
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This validation study of patients with clinical features suggestive of Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) was carried out from January 2008 to March 2010 simultaneously at three major hospitals in Karachi namely National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and PNS Shifa hospital.
Age-related changes in innervation in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
Absence or reduction in the number of ICCs has been implicated in several disorders of human gastrointestinal motility, including hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, Hirschsprung disease, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and slow-transit constipation.
Ultrasonography of pylorospasm: Findings may simulate hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
Schechter R, Toffs CP, Bateson TE The epidemiology of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis after pertussis prophylaxiswith erythromycin: a case review and cohort study.
Abdominal Ultrasonography suggestive of Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis.
Of these 13, eight infants had abnormal esophageal pH (GERD), four infants had hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, four infants had metabolic alkalosis, and one infant had metabolic acidosis.
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is a form of gastric outlet obstruction related to overgrowth of the circular muscle of the pyloric channel.
Physicians who prescribe erythromycin to newborns should counsel parents about the possible risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended.
Several hypotheses have been proposed for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), including those focused on the pyloric muscle and its innervation, hormones, and a molecular etiology.

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