Saturday, November 29, 2014

Pyloric stenosis mnemonic

Pyloric stenosis mnemonic
The mnemonic is, "PYLORIC"

P - Peristalsis (Visible peristalsis in abdomen)
Y - Yuck! So the kid vomits everything he eats (non bile stained vomiting)
L -  Lump in abdomen which is on the Left side
O - Olive mass, Doughnut sign on USG
R - Ramstedt's pyloromyotomy, mass moves on Respiration
I - Imbalance of electrolytes
C - Circular muscle hypertrophy
That's all!
-IkaN

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