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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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyloric Stenosis

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

  • 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[unboundmedicine.com] vomiting after feeding and demands to be re-fed soon afterwards.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] (Ogilvie syndrome) Volvulus Pediatric Considerations In young children and infants, consider: Pyloric stenosis: infant 3 to 6 weeks of age with postprandial, nonbilious, projectile[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Acquired Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

    The typical infant presents with nonbilious projectile vomiting and ...[weightssimpson.tk] The patient experiences projectile vomiting of partially digested food after eating; the vomitus does not contain bile.[medindia.net] 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[dovemed.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[medindia.net] Projectile vomiting (non bile-stained fluid) Weight loss, child becomes emaciated and dehydrated. Hypertrophied pylorus is palpated in the epigastrium (“olive”).[medicinembbs.blogspot.com]

  • Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

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

  • Pyloric Obstruction

    Signs include: Vomiting after feeding. The baby may vomit forcefully, ejecting breast milk or formula up to several feet away (projectile vomiting).[mayoclinic.org] 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[sonoworld.com] The gastric outlet obstruction then causes non-bilious, projectile vomiting (hallmark of the diagnosis of pyloric stenosis) which depletes hydrochloric acid from the stomach[forums.studentdoctor.net]

  • 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[listentoyourgut.com]

  • 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.[gomerblog.com]

  • Intraoral Frenula

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

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