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Idiopathic focal foveolar hyperplasia in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9238115     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic focal foveolar hyperplasia (FFH) is a rare cause of gastric outlet obstruction in infants. We present two cases, including the first reported association with infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. The diagnostic ultrasound appearance of FFH is described. Optimal treatment is surgical excision of the involved mucosa with pyloroplasty or pyloromyotomy.
Authors:
A J Holland; J K Freeman; G W Le Quesne; T Y Khong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0179-0358     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Surg. Int.     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-15     Completed Date:  1997-09-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  497-500     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Women's and Children's Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Gastric Mucosa / pathology*
Gastric Outlet Obstruction / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Humans
Hyperplasia
Hypertrophy
Infant
Male
Pyloric Stenosis / complications

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