Muscle thickness in infants hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.

  title={Muscle thickness in infants hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.},
  author={Claudio Spinelli and Alessia Bertocchini and Mauro Massimetti and C. Ughi},
  journal={La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics},
  volume={25 2},
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is the most common abdominal abnormality requiring surgery in infants. It occurs due to the hypertrophic and hyperplasia of the muscular layers of the pyloric. The usual age of clinical presentation is about three weeks of life. The most important symptom is non bilious emesis, intermittent or after each feeding. From march 1996 to June 2001, 21 infants, 20 males and 1 female, were subjected to ultrasonographic, radiographic exams and after diagnosis to the… CONTINUE READING


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