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306 Possible Causes for Projectile Vomiting

  • Meningitis

    We present a case of a 23-year-old woman with a 2-week history nocturnal fever, vertigo, headache and projectile vomiting.[]

  • Pyloric Stenosis

    Specialty General surgery Symptoms Projectile vomiting after feeding 00675 at CHORUS UCL Institute of Child Health Peristaltic waves video on NEJM[] The classic presentation includes projectile vomiting and an infant who remains hungry after vomiting.[] At the age of 1 month, feeding problems developed with projectile vomiting.[]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    vomiting Intestinal malrotation/volvulus: sudden-onset, bilious vomiting with acute abdomen symptoms Hirschsprung disease: failure to pass stool in first days of life, explosive[] vomiting after feeding and demands to be re-fed soon afterwards.[] (Ogilvie syndrome) Volvulus Pediatric Considerations In young children and infants, consider: Pyloric stenosis: infant 3 to 6 weeks of age with postprandial, nonbilious, projectile[]

  • Acquired Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

    The typical infant presents with nonbilious projectile vomiting and ...[] The patient experiences projectile vomiting of partially digested food after eating; the vomitus does not contain bile.[] But, it usually presents within the first 3-4 weeks of life and is noticed by the classic sign of projectile vomiting In case of any signs of poor feeding, projectile vomiting[]

  • Congenital Pyloric Stenosis

    The features of projectile vomiting, a pyloric olive and visible peristalsis were studied and their clinical and diagnostic significance was compared with that of radiological[] Two days later the baby was brought again to the family practitioner with a history that he has been vomiting almost every feed and the vomiting was projectile immediately[] Projectile vomiting (non bile-stained fluid) Weight loss, child becomes emaciated and dehydrated. Hypertrophied pylorus is palpated in the epigastrium (“olive”).[]

  • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

    A 34-day-old girl was admitted with chief complaints of projectile vomiting and poor weight gain.[] After an uncomplicated postoperative course with normal feeding and weight gain, projectile vomiting reoccurred.[] Patients present with projectile vomiting, weight loss and dehydration.[]

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Signs include: Vomiting after feeding. The baby may vomit forcefully, ejecting breast milk or formula up to several feet away (projectile vomiting).[] A cardiac echo showed tetrology of Fallot, for which prostaglandin therapy was started on the first day of life.The neonate developed projectile vomiting after feeds at the[] The gastric outlet obstruction then causes non-bilious, projectile vomiting (hallmark of the diagnosis of pyloric stenosis) which depletes hydrochloric acid from the stomach[]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    The symptoms may include: Sudden onset of abdominal pain Dark-green vomiting (bile), not just light-green mucus Usually, but not always, projectile vomiting Agonizing pain[]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    It wasn’t until a med student asked him to “pinch the nose on his surgical mask” that Stutzman began projectile vomiting self-respect all over the operating room.[]

  • Intraoral Frenula

    The patient was placed on formula but continued projectile vomiting, had blood in stool and experienced weight loss.[] Childhood history of symptoms: Born a healthy male with difficulty breastfeeding, a history of severe reflux with projectile vomiting, colic and inconsolable crying.[]

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