Ewha Med J.  2012 Mar;35(1):16-20. 10.12771/emj.2012.35.1.16.

Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. kumchoi@ewha.ac.kr

Abstract

Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is common surgical disease in infants having vomiting. This disease is still not fully documented despite of various hypotheses. This article reviews the literature on the etiology, clinical course, diagnosis and management of IHPS including recent opinion.

Keyword

Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis; Infant; Treatment; History

MeSH Terms

Humans
Infant
Pyloric Stenosis, Hypertrophic
Vomiting
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