Pyloric stenosis in a Bangladeshi child due to corrosive ingestion

Authors

  • Rajib K. Dey Sheba Poly Clinic, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Moulud H. Shaker Mount Adora Hospital, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Kanchan K. Deb Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sylhet M. A. G. Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • M. Benzamin Department of Paediatrics, Sylhet M. A. G. Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20232593

Keywords:

Corrosive, Gastric outlet obstruction, Bangladeshi

Abstract

Accidental corrosive ingestion in children is one of the common problems of childhood trauma worldwide. Gastric outlet obstruction is rare, but it is a well-known complication of corrosive acid ingestion. It mostly occurs at the pylorus and antrum due to the pooling of the corrosive agent. This report presents an experience with a 7-year-old Bangladeshi boy with gastric outlet obstruction after an accidental corrosive ingestion.

 

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2023-08-25

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