Which clinical history findings are characteristic of chronic duodenal obstruction?

Updated: Dec 19, 2018
  • Author: Denis D Bensard, MD, FACS, FAAP; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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  • The typical age at diagnosis ranges from infancy to preschool-age.

  • The most common symptom is vomiting, which is usually bilious.

  • Patients may also have failure to thrive and intermittent abdominal pain (frequently diagnosed as colic).

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