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221 Possible Causes for Projectile Vomiting

  • Pyloric Stenosis

    Watch for these signs and symptoms: Projectile vomiting.[web.archive.org] Projectile vomiting usually takes place soon after the end of a feeding, although in some cases it can happen hours later.[kidshealth.org] Presentation Projectile vomiting. Patient Data Age: 6 weeks Gender: Female Enlarged pylorus.[web.archive.org]

  • 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] The infant presented with nonbilious projectile vomiting at 4 weeks of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • 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] The vomit is forcefully ejected, justifying the adjective "projectile" Possible features of clinical examination include: distended stomach and a smooth ovoid mass just below[gpnotebook.co.uk]

  • 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 Obstruction

    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] Case report A 6 month old male child weighing 4.2 kg presented to our institute with continuous projectile nonbilious vomiting for the last two months.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • 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] (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]

  • Viral Gastroenteritis

    Abstract Molecular methods such as real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) are rapidly replacing traditional tests to detect fecal viral pathogens in childhood diarrhea. This technique has now increased the analytical sensitivity so drastically that positive results are found in asymptomatic children, leading to[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    Abstract The charts of 50 patients with the Dandy-Walker Syndrome were reviewed. Initial therapy was cystoperitoneal (CP) shunt in 21 (42%), ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt in 13 (26%), and both (CPVP) in 7 (14%), with the remaining 9 (18%) requiring no shunting procedure. Conversion from single to double shunt[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Duodenal Atresia

    Duodenal atresia is a condition in which the first part of the small bowel (the duodenum ) has not developed properly. It is not open and cannot allow the passage of stomach contents. The cause of duodenal atresia is unknown. It is thought to result from problems during an embryo's development, in which the[…][nlm.nih.gov]

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