Case Study
Volume 10 Issue 12 - 2021
Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in Infancy: A Review Article
Volkan Sarper Erikci*
Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Sağlık Bilimleri University, İzmir Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, İzmir Tepecik Health and Research Center, İzmir, Turkey
*Corresponding Author: Volkan Sarper Erikci, Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Sağlık Bilimleri University, İzmir Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, İzmir Tepecik Health and Research Center, İzmir, Turkey.
Received: October 08, 2021; Published: November 30, 2021




Abstract

Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is the most common cause of nonbilious projectile vomiting in infants. Majority of cases present between 3 - 5 weeks of age and pyloromyotomy introduced by Ramstedt is the definitive treatment. In this review article in addition to historical aspects it is aimed to review the etiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations and complications of IHPS in children under the light of relevant literature.

Keywords: Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis; Children; Ramstedt’s Pyloromyotomy; Complications

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Citation: Volkan Sarper Erikci. “Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in Infancy: A Review Article”. EC Paediatrics 10.12 (2021): 132-137.

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