Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis caused by erythromycin

Hoey, John
April 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/18/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p1198
Academic Journal
Proposes that erythromycin caused a number of infants to suffer from infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) at a hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. Clinical features of infants who were afflicted; Definition of IHPS which affects the pyloric muscle; Fatality rate of pertussis disease among infants.


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