HERBERT GREENFIELD, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in infants is a common and well established entity. Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in adults is achieving increasing publicity as reports begin to trickle into the literature. Over 100 cases thus far reviewed stress its more than academic importance. The importance of bringing to the attention of clinicians and roentgenologists another condition of differential significance in the difficult pyloric segment, justifies the addition of two more cases to the literature.
The first note of an adult case of hypertrophic pyloric musculature is found in the autopsy report of a 72 year old woman by Jean Cruveilhier.1 A
GREENFIELD H. HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC STENOSIS IN ADULTS1. Ann Intern Med. ;34:492–498. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-2-492
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(2):492-498.
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