Pyloric stenosis in a Bangladeshi child due to corrosive ingestion


  • 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



Corrosive, Gastric outlet obstruction, Bangladeshi


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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