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October 2017

Rapid Review: Pyloric Stenosis

Published: October 2, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Blog, Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Pyloric Stenosis Patient will be 2–6 weeks old Complaining of non-bilious projectile vomiting after feeding and early satiety PE will show RUQ olive-like mass (hypertrophied pylorus) Labs will show hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis Diagnosis is made by ultrasound or UGI series (string sign) Treatment is surgical Sample question: A 3-week-old boy presents with two days of non-bilious projectile vomiting. Examination reveals a mass in the infant’s right read more…