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Primary Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in the Adult

Robert L. Quigley, MD, DPhil; Scott K. Pruitt, MD; Theodore N. Pappas, MD; Onye Akwari, MD
Arch Surg. 1990;125(9):1219-1221. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1990.01410210145025.
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• Analysis of 100 consecutive patients with pyloric outlet obstruction revealed that 37% of the obstructions were secondary to peptic ulcer disease and 42% were caused by malignant neoplasm. Only a single patient with primary hypertrophic pyloric stenosis was identified, and whether this lesion is a cause or effect of peptic ulcer disease remains unclear. Similarly, the association of this entity with congenital pyloric stenosis is unknown.

(Arch Surg. 1990;125:1219-1221)

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