Gastric Outlet Obstruction - Clinical Features

Clinical Features

The main symptom is that of vomiting which typically occurs after meals of undigested food, devoid of any bile. You may also find a history of previous peptic ulcers and loss of weight.

Signs to look for upon examination are wasting and dehydration. Visible Peristalsis may be present. Succussion splash is a splash-like sound heard over the stomach in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen on shaking the patient, with or without the stethoscope.

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