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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There are a number of intestinal motility disorders in which defects in innervation and loss or structural alteration of ICCs have been reported, for example, 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.
If the abdominal radiograph is nonspecific, high obstruction or gastroesophageal reflux could still explain the symptom profile, making a UGI in order--with the caveat that ultrasound is a more specific test for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
The myenteric plexus of the pylorus: Rs early normal development and its changes in hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.

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