Cyclic vomiting syndrome in adults

T. L. Abell, K. A. Adams, R. G. Boles, A. Bousvaros, S. K.F. Chong, D. R. Fleisher, W. L. Hasler, P. E. Hyman, R. M. Issenman, B. U.K. Li, S. L. Linder, E. A. Mayer, R. W. McCallum, K. Olden, H. P. Parkman, C. D. Rudolph, Y. Taché, S. Tarbell, N. Vakil

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Abstract

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) was initially described in children but can occur in all age groups. Cyclic vomiting syndrome is increasingly recognized in adults. However, the lack of awareness of CVS in adults has led to small numbers of diagnosed patients and a paucity of published data on the causes, diagnosis and management of CVS in adults. This article is a state-of-knowledge overview on CVS in adults and is intended to provide a framework for management and further investigations into CVS in adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-284
Number of pages16
JournalNeurogastroenterology and Motility
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2008

Keywords

  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroparesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Gastroenterology

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