The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2014 , Vol 56 , Num 1
Uncommon congenital antral web misdiagnosed twice as a pyloric ulcer: successful treatment with endoscopic balloon dilatation
Department of Gastroenterology, 1Children’s Hospital and 2Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. E-mail: Congenital antral webs are quite rare and easily overlooked or misdiagnosed. We report the case of a five-year-old boy who presented with symptoms of gastric outlet obstruction for four years; his condition was misdiagnosed twice as pyloric ulcer. Detailed gastroscopy revealed a congenital antral web. The stricture was successfully treated with endoscopic balloon dilatation without surgery. Keywords : congenital antral web, endoscopic balloon dilatation.
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