Any process impeding the passage of gastric contents into the duodenum
Causes not limited to gastric pathology and may be duodenal or extraluminal in origin
Benign and malignant causes...
Symptoms may be intermittent until obstruction becomes complete
Nausea and vomiting, usually nonbilious
Abdominal pain, variable in character and often vague
Vital signs, airway stabilization, oxygen administration, IV access
Fluid resuscitation if dehydrated, vomiting
0.9% NS IV fluid resuscitation signific...
Misdiagnosing symptoms of gastric outlet obstruction as gastroenteritis
Failure to appreciate limitations of plain radiographs in diagnosing this condition
Failure to consider gastri...
Dada SA, Fuhrman GM. Miscellaneous Disorders and their management in gastric surgery: Volvulus, carcinoid, lymphoma, gastric varices, and gastric outlet obstruction. Surg Clin Nor...
13483000 Acquired hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
367403001 Pyloric stenosis (disorder)
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