Condition in infants caused when a muscle between the stomach and small intestine becomes enlarged, narrowing the stomach outlet; usually results in projectile vomiting
narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum
Fixed narrowing of the muscle that controls the outlet of the stomach.
overgrowth of the muscular connection between the stomach and intestines, blocking food passage and causing projectile vomiting a few weeks after birth.
Narrowing of the opening between the stomach and duodenum (bowel). Frequently presents with projective vomiting and poor weight gain.
the narrowing of part of the stomach (the pylorus) that leads into the small intestines and causes projectile vomiting
an enlargement of the muscle between the stomach and the small intestine, blocking the passage of food and liquids forward into the intestines.
A narrowing of the pyloric sphincter at the outlet of the stomach. This causes a blockage of food from the stomach into the small intestine. Usually treated surgically.
Narrowing of the pylorus (the lower outlet from the stomach) that blocks the passage of food into the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). The condition can occur in both babies and adults.
a narrowing of the pyloric sphincter at the outlet of the stomach, causing an obstruction that blocks the flow of food into the small intestine.
(py-LOR-ik stuh-NOH-sis) -- A narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine.
This describes a narrowing of the muscular outlet from the stomach so that the passage of food into the duodenum is obstructed.
A narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the intestine. 2,3
Pyloric stenosis (or infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis) is a condition that causes severe vomiting in the first few months of life. There is narrowing (stenosis) of the opening from the stomach to the intestines, due to overgrowth of the muscle surrounding this opening (the pylorus). Males are more commonly affected than females, and there is a genetic predisposition for the disease.