Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in twins.

  title={Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in twins.},
  author={Vijay Kumar Kundal and Mufique Gajdhar and Arvind Kumar Shukla and Raksha Kundal},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is a common surgical cause of vomiting, which requires surgery in infant. There is the complete or partial obstruction of pylorus due to hypertrophy of circular muscle of the pylorus leading gastric outlet obstruction. The occurrence of IHPS in dizygotic twins is rarer and the theory of genetic origin alone does not explain it. Recent literature points to the association of bottle feeding in singletons to be a major aetiological factor for this… CONTINUE READING


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