Hypertropic Pyloric Stenosis

Hypertropic Pyloric Stenosis

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Pediatrics

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) causes a functional gastric outlet obstruction as a result of hypertrophy and hyperplasia of the muscular layers of the pylorus. In infants, HPS is the most common cause of gastric outlet obstruction and the most common surgical cause of vomiting.

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