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Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

  • Andrew M. Davidoff

Abstract

Pathophysiology. Pyloric stenosis is a condition of infants characterized by hypertrophy of the pyloric muscle. The pylorus does not relax normally, resulting in a gastric outlet obstruction. The etiology of pyloric stenosis is not known with certainty but it may be secondary to a local deficiency of nitric oxide.

Keywords

Pyloric Stenosis Gastric Outlet Obstruction Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis Sugar Water Omental Patch 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

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  • Andrew M. Davidoff

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