In vivo visualization of pyloric mucosal hypertrophy in infants with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: is there an etiologic role?

@article{HernanzSchulman2001InVV,
  title={In vivo visualization of pyloric mucosal hypertrophy in infants with hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: is there an etiologic role?},
  author={Marta Hernanz-Schulman and Lisa H. Lowe and Justin C. Johnson and Wallace W. Neblett and David Brent Polk and Rafael Bedoya P{\'e}rez and Luis Emilio Scheker and Stuart M. Stein and Richard Michael Heller and Robert Cywes},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2001},
  volume={177 4},
  pages={
          843-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is a common condition which presents in infants at 2-12 weeks of postnatal life, and whose cause remains obscure. Multiple associated abnormalities have been recognized within the external hypertrophied pyloric muscle layer, but the internal component of the pyloric mucosa has received scant attention in the literature to date. Our purpose in this study was to show that pyloric mucosal redundancy is a constant finding in infants with IHPS… CONTINUE READING
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