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Vomiting (projectile)

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Projectile vomiting is described as vomiting which clears the chin of an infant. It may often travel several feet.

Usually the term is used to imply pyloric stenosis, but it may also be seen in urinary infection and early, severe gastroesophageal reflux.

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