TITLE

Massive gastric pneumatosis from pyloric stenosis

AUTHOR(S)
Lim, Rodrick K.; McKillop, Scott; Karanicolas, Paul J.; Scott, Leslie
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE227
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 12-week-old infant with a one-day history of increased vomiting and lethargy. The infant is also diagnosed with esophageal reflux when he was four weeks old. It cites that the infant is severely dehydrated and has had gastric distension as well as gasping respiration. Blood test results show that the infant has hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis. It mentions the case of massive gastric pneumatosis from pyloric stenosis among children.
ACCESSION #
48913779

 

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