cyclic vomiting


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vomiting

 [vom´it-ing]
forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis and regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
pernicious vomiting (vomiting of pregnancy) hyperemesis gravidarum.
projectile vomiting vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction.
stercoraceous vomiting vomiting of fecal matter.

cyclic vomiting

a syndrome of recurrent bouts of vomiting seen especially in preverbal children; many affected children later develop typical migraine headaches.

cyclic vomiting

periodic episodes of vomiting associated with migraine and usually accompanied by headaches and symptoms of ketosis. The episodes may begin in childhood.

cy·clic vom·it·ing

(siklik vomit-ing)
Syndrome of recurrent bouts of vomiting seen especially in preverbal children; many affected children later develop typical migraine headaches.

vomiting

forcible ejection of contents of stomach through the mouth. Called also emesis.

bilious vomiting
the vomit contains bile which has been regurgitated from the duodenum.
vomiting budgerigar syndrome
see neurotic regurgitation.
cyclic vomiting
recurring attacks of vomiting.
dry vomiting
attempts at vomiting, with the ejection of nothing but gas.
projectile vomiting
vomiting with the material ejected with great force; seen commonly in congenital pyloric obstruction. See also projectile vomiting.
stercoraceous vomiting
vomiting of fecal matter.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cyclic vomiting syndrome in children: experience with 181 cases from southern Iran.
Criteria for Cyclic vomiting syndrome (2008): At least 5 attacks in any interval, or a minimum of 3 attacks during a 6-mo period Episodic attacks of intense nausea and vomiting lasting 1 h-10 days and occurring at least 1 wk apart.
They described the patients as having cyclic vomiting and abdominal pain.
A physician must be knowledgeable, accessible, patient, non-judgmental, and quick to respond when treating adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome, Dr.
CVS is regarded as a "visceral equivalent" (Byrun, 1986) of a migraine because it includes recurrent abdominal pain, bilious attacks, cyclic vomiting and periodic appearance of the symptoms.
A physician must be knowledgeable, accessible, patient, nonjudgrnental, and quick to respond when treating adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome, Dr.
For any child that has a recurring pattern of episodes of unrelenting vomiting with no clear anatomic explanation, cyclic vomiting must be considered.
The new algorithm for pediatric cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is being developed by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) and is expected to be released early in 2007, which should benefit the up to 2% of school-aged children thought to have CVS.
The young child's brain and central nervous system is different in numerous ways from that of a mature adult," he explained, citing postictal migraines and cyclic vomiting as other examples of pediatric Conditions rarely seen in adults.
The same is true of migraine headaches and cyclic vomiting.
MONTREAL -- The prolonged attacks of severe nausea, vomiting, and exhaustion characteristic of cyclic vomiting syndrome can sometimes be partially alleviated with prompt antiemetic medication, followed by migraine prophylaxis.
MONTREAL -- The prolonged arracks of severe nausea, vomiting, and exhaustion characteristic of cyclic vomiting syndrome can sometimes be partially alleviated with prompt antiemetic medication, followed by migraine prophylaxis.