hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

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hy·per·tro·phic py·lor·ic ste·no·sis

muscular hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter, associated with projectile vomiting appearing during the first few weeks after birth, more commonly seen in boys.
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hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

Pediatrics A condition affecting neonates, primarily boys, in the 1st few wks after hatching Pathogenesis Defect in pyloric relaxation and pylorospasm Clinical Gastric outlet obstruction, projectile bile-free vomiting, metabolic alkalosis, dehydration
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hy·per·tro·phic py·lor·ic ste·no·sis

(hī'pĕr-trō'fik pī-lōr'ik stĕ-nō'sis)
Muscular hypertrophy of the pyloric sphincter, associated with projectile vomiting beginning in the second or third week of life, usually in males.
Synonym(s): congenital pyloric stenosis.
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A study on caudal block in children undergoing surgery for congenital pyloric stenosis was reported by Moyao-Garcia et al.
Caudal block with 4 mg.[kg.sup.-1] (1.6 ml.[kg.sup.-1]) of bupivacaine 0.25% in children undergoing surgical correction of congenital pyloric stenosis. Pediatr Anesth 2002; 12: 404-10.
Congenital pyloric stenosis: Eight cases of congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis were recorded in the present.
malformation (ARM) was the highest (28%) followed by persistence of vitelline duct (15%), oesophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) (2%), congenital pyloric stenosis, intestinal atresia and stenosis (10% each), Hirschsprung's disease (9%), Exomphalos (8%), malrotation of gut (5%) and annular pancreas (3%).
Congenital Pyloric Stenosis: A fair number (8 cases) were found in the present series, all the children of this defect were male and first born child of the parents.

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