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Infantile yloric stenosis - series

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Overview

Pyloric stenosis is a congenital defect in which the opening of the pylorus is too narrow. Food is thus unable to pass into the duodenum. Children with pyloric stenosis usually manifest forceful, "projectile" vomiting within the first 1-2 weeks of life.

Update Date 8/22/2013

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