GI System

Pyloric stenosis (congential): presentation Pyloric stenosis is 3 P‘s:
Palpable mass
Paristalsis visible
Projectile vomiting (2-4 weeks after birth)



Gastroschisis: usual location GasTRoscHIsis usually occurs on the
RIGHT side of the umbilicus.
(Unscramble the letters).

Duodenal atresia vs. Pyloric stenosis: site of obstruction

Duodenal Atresia: Distal to Ampulla of vater.
Pyloric stenosis: Proximal to it.


Bilirubin: phototherapy BiLirUbin absorbs light maximally in the
BLUe range.


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