tit sign

A finding in an upper GI series of films of an infant with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, in which the completely obstructed antrum and adjoining pyloric canal simulate the voluptuous curves of a breast and nipple; the nipple becomes pronounced as the pyloric muscle unsuccessfully attempts to contract and push the barium beyond the markedly stenosed canal; rarely, normal peristaltic pouches may transiently increase in size, simulating the tit sign

tit sign

Pyloric tit sign Imaging A finding in an upper GI series of films of a child with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, in which the completely obstructed antrum and adjoining pyloric canal simulate the voluptuous curves of a breast and nipple; the nipple becomes pronounced as the pyloric muscle unsuccessfully attempts to contract and push the barium beyond the markedly stenosed canal; rarely, normal peristaltic pouches may transiently ↑ in size, simulating the tit sign

tit sign

a small projection on the lesser curvature of the stomach seen on radiographs of dogs with pyloric stenosis due to accentuation of a haustral pouch.