Other forms of pyloric stenosis than the cancerous and the cicatricial are rare.
Sometimes with pyloric stenosis the stomach is reduced in size.
Only one of the varieties of pyloric stenosis can claim consideration as an independent disease.
As a rule, in cases of pyloric stenosis the muscular coat of the stomach is hypertrophied.
pyloric stenosis n.
Narrowing of the gastric pylorus, especially by congenital muscular hypertrophy or by scarring resulting from a peptic ulcer.