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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Conclusions: There is a high frequency of ocular abnormalities and pyloric stenosis in infants with karyotye XO.
The population-based cohort study included 1,999,738 chil-dren born in Denmark between 1977 and 2008 and followed up for the first year of life, during which 3,362 children had surgery for pyloric stenosis.
Pyloric stenosis, a rare disease with a typical anamnesis.
Pyloric stenosis was first discovered in 1717 during an autopsy, but was not understood until 1887, when a Danish pediatrician described the condition.
Gastric adenomyoma should be considered a differential diagnosis of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis and gastric duplication in children admitted with vomiting.
When Joseph was tested again, it was found he did indeed have Pyloric Stenosis, a condition where the passage between the stomach and small bowel becomes narrower.
Pyloric stenosis is caused by the thickening of the smooth circular muscle layer of the pyloric muscle (junction between stomach and first part of the small intestine) preventing adequate gastric emptying and leading to projectile vomiting.
Objective: To evaluate the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of patients with suspected Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (IHPS) who do not have a clinically palpable 'pyloric lump' or olive by taking surgery and follow-up as gold standard.
Two established surgical techniques, Y-U antral advancement flap pyloroplasty and inverted pylorus duodenal plasty are used to treat the pyloric stenosis in dogs.
An ultrasound, also suggested by the nurse, demonstrated pyloric stenosis, and the diagnosis of Kyle's vomiting was made.
The malformations that occurred in infants who were exposed to sumatriptan in the first trimester included abnormal head circumference, single palmar crease and systolic murmur; moderate craniosynostosis; cerebral abnormality with developmental delay; partial deft lip; ventricular septal defects; biliary atresia; diaphragmatic hernia; pyloric stenosis; anterior displacement of anus; hip dysplasia; Polydactyly; malformation of left hand; and Down syndrome.