Curable with surgery; prompt intervention is crucial to prevent complications
Pyloric stenosis is a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine. Treatment often involves surgery to correct the narrowing.
Narrowing of the opening between the stomach and small intestine
Projectile vomiting, weight loss, dehydration
Clinical evaluation, sometimes imaging
Favorable with surgical correction
Projectile vomiting, potential for dehydration
Unknown (possibly genetic or environmental)
Common in infants, often congenital
Surgical correction for optimal outcomes
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