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CASE REPORT
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in an older child: a rare presentation with successful standard surgical management
  1. Minu Bajpai,
  2. Amit Singh,
  3. Shasanka Shekhar Panda,
  4. Karunesh Chand,
  5. Abdul Rahman Rafey
  1. Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shasanka Shekhar Panda, drshasank_aiims{at}yahoo.co.in

Summary

Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is a disease of neonatal period usually manifest between the third and fourth weeks of life. Metabolic alkalosis and paradoxical aciduria are two common sequel of this entity. We report an unusual case of an 8-year-old boy who presented with recurrent, long-standing episodes of non-bilious vomiting and poor weight gain without any other metabolic derangement.

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