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nbme20/Block 3/Question#25 (23.7 difficulty score)
A 4-week-old infant is brought to the ...
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosisπŸ”,πŸ“Ί
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lovebug  Could you explain WHY NOT (B) Gastric volvulus?? bc I think it can share some clinical symptoms. +  
calleocho305  This is what I put, wouldn't hps occur earlier than 4 weeks? +  
ssc30  Gastric volvulus is very uncommon in general and almost never happens in infants. +2  
ssc30  Gastric Volvulus would also present with severe abdominal distention and pain due to incarceration. +1