Nov 20, 2013 · Pyloric stenosis is a rare disorder in adults that is caused due to abnormal thickening of pyloric sphincter muscle, thereby narrowing the gastric outlet. Sohail M. Adult Pyloric Stenosis 4.5/5(13). Some causes of adult pyloric stenosis include scarring from ulcers, a hiatal hernia, an inflammatory disease, or a mass in the abdomen, according to Mount Sinai Hospital. Pyloric stenosis occurs when the opening between the stomach and the intestines narrows and does not function properly. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting and dehydration.
Adult idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (AIHPS) was first described by Jean Cruveilhier in 1835. 1 It is a rare disease and presents in adult life as pyloric obstruction, without a history of vomiting in infancy or other gastrointestinal symptoms. Abdominal distention . Idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is a predominantly infantile disease. The adult type of IHPS is extremely rare but it has been well recognized since the 19 th century. We report a case of a 47-year-old male patient who presented with postprandial nausea and vomiting.Cited by: 1.
Pyloric stenosis is a narrowing of the opening from the stomach to the first part of the small intestine (the pylorus). Symptoms include projectile vomiting without the presence of bile. This most often occurs after the baby is fed. The typical age that symptoms become obvious is two to twelve weeks old.Causes: Unknown.