• October 31, 2023
  • Dr. Bhavesh Doshi
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Hypertrophic Pyloric stenosis

Case Series. 04: Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

  • It occurs due to gross hypertrophy of the muscles of pylorus of the stomach.
  • Typically presents between 3-5 weeks with persistent non bilious vomiting.
  • Hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis is present and must be corrected before surgery.
  • Diagnosis is on Ultrasonography.
  • Ramstedt pyloromyotomy: treatment of choice
  • Child discharged within a day or two of surgery