Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) is a gastric outlet obstruction related to the thickening of the pyloric muscle. It typically affects first-born males between the ages of 6 to 8 weeks. Sonography is the modality of choice for diagnosing HPS. This review discusses the etiology, signs and symptoms, sonographic findings, and treatment for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
- Cervix sign
- Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
- Target sign
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging