Diagnosis and therapy of primary hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in adults: Case report and review of literature

  title={Diagnosis and therapy of primary hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in adults: Case report and review of literature},
  author={M. Hellan and T. Lee and T. Lerner},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  • M. Hellan, T. Lee, T. Lerner
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Adult idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (AIHPS) is a misleading anatomic and radio-clinical entity of unknown etiology. Only about 200 cases have been reported in the literature. It is a benign disease resulting from hypertrophy of the circular fibers of the pyloric canal. Despite the recent progress in radiography and endoscopy, it is very hard to define hypertrophic stenosis in adults. Differentiation of primary from secondary pyloric stenosis is frequently a task of the pathologist… CONTINUE READING
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