Erin is a Paediatric Endocrinology Fellow at one of the shiniest hospitals in the country, and has an interest in medical ethics. She’s heard it said that no-one has ever been happier to take a call about a blood sugar, and when she’s not working spends as much time snorkelling as possible. She believes the best hot chocolate in the world is from Quebec City on a -25◦C day, and challenges you to find a better one.

Pyloric stenosis

Cite this article as: Sharwood, E. Pyloric stenosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2768Key points: Think of pyloric stenosis in a vomiting infant. Only about 1 in 7 cases will have the classic triad of projectile vomiting, visible peristalsis and the palpable “olive”. Hypokalemia suggests several weeks of symptoms. Ultrasound is the most…