Reporting a Case of Gastric Lactobezoar – Ultrasound Diagnosis

In the sense of clinically presenting characteristics, gastric lactobezoars are observed in neonates and diagnosed with the aid of imaging modalities. Inspissed milk mixes with the mucous and contributes to ball formation such as semisolid mass. Preterm infants are typically present with abdominal swelling, with or without intestinal obstruction characteristics. In children of a higher age group, the disorder is relatively rare. We have a 3-year-old male child with a history of stomach pain and swelling and sporadic vomiting episodes. Abdominal ultrasonography revealed some stomach mass that was confirmed in subsequent barium and computerised tomography tests. He has been absolutely retrieved Conservative endoscopic N-acetylcysteine management. Because of various ages and sex classes, the present case gains little more meaning. In toddlers, lactobezoars are very rare as these are often seen in preterm infants fed with formula feeds. With or without vomiting, the baby displays signs of abdominal distension and discomfort. Easy US can be used to make the diagnosis. NAC is viewed conservatively by the majority of children. Recurrence is not that widespread.

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Bharat Bhushan Sharma
Departments of Radio-Diagnosis , SGT Medical College, Budhera,Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

Shashi Sharma
Department of Pediatrics, SGT Medical College,Budhera, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

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