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Infantile myofibromatosis: a most unusual cause of gastric outlet obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15841368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Non-bilious vomiting in the newborn is common. Etiologies include both surgical and medical conditions. Gastroesophageal reflux, soy or milk protein allergy, and prostaglandin-induced foveolar hyperplasia are among the medical causes. Surgical entities include gastric antral webs, pre-ampullary duodenal and pyloric atresia, and hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. We report the unique case of an 8-day-old girl who presented with gastric outlet obstruction secondary to infantile myofibromatosis.
Authors:
Kellie Rohrer; Robyn Murphy; Caroline Thresher; Nabil Jacir; Kerry Bergman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-04-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-26     Completed Date:  2005-12-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  808-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Morristown Memorial Hospital, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA. docrohrer@optonline.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Echocardiography
Female
Gastric Outlet Obstruction / diagnosis,  etiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Myofibromatosis / complications,  diagnosis*
Skin Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonography, Interventional

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