How do infants with pyloric stenosis present?
Consider the story of Baby James – a four week old baby boy. When James was born, his parents – Nick and Jenna – knew that their life would never be the same. And they were right. James was their first child, and after a surprisingly uneventful pregnancy that went to full term, Nick and Jenna were ready to welcome James into the world. And for the first three weeks of his life, James was a pretty easy addition to the family. He did what most babies do – he took his bottle, he pooped, and he slept. And just when they thought they were starting to figure out the whole “baby-thing,” James started to spit up. At first it was just once in a while, and so Nick and Jenna didn’t worry too much about it. But then it started to get worse. The “spit-up” always looked like his formula, and so James’ pediatrician suggested that a different formula be used, and that the formula be thickened with rice. But none of these measures seemed to help, and James just spat up more and more. Within a few days,