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olive shaped abdominal mass in infantile pyloric stenosis

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In cases of infantile pyloric stenosis

  • infant may be dehydrated with visible peristalsis of the dilated stomach in the epigastrium
  • 95% have a palpable pyloric mass (shape and size of an olive) which is felt in the right upper abdomen, especially after vomiting