Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: tips and tricks for ultrasound diagnosis

@inproceedings{Dias2012HypertrophicPS,
  title={Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: tips and tricks for ultrasound diagnosis},
  author={S{\'i}lvia Costa Dias and Sophie Swinson and Helena Torr{\~a}o and L{\'i}gia Gonçalves and Svitlana Kurochka and Carlos Pina Vaz and Vasco Mendes},
  booktitle={Insights into imaging},
  year={2012}
}
We describe a systematic approach to the ultrasound (US) examination of the antropyloric region in children. US is the modality of choice for the diagnosis of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS). The imaging features of the normal pylorus and the diagnostic findings in HPS are reviewed and illustrated in this pictorial essay. Common difficulties in performing the examination and tips to help overcome them will also be discussed. Main Messages… CONTINUE READING

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