Pyloric stenosis

Overview

Pyloric stenosis occurs most often in babies under six months. In this condition, the pylorus muscles block food from entering the small intestine. It occurs more often in males.

Symptoms

Pyloric stenosis can lead to forceful vomiting, dehydration, and weight loss. Babies with this condition may seem to always be hungry.

Treatments

Pyloric stenosis can be fixed with surgery.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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