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.
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15) This disease also raises the question of whether a urine drug screen should be added to the initial evaluation of patients with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.
A physician must be knowledgeable, accessible, patient, non-judgmental, and quick to respond when treating adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome, Dr.
Cyclic vomiting and recurrent abdominal pain as migraine or epileptic equivalents.
We hold annual conferences, support medical research and dissemination of scientific research, hold fundraisers, maintain a medical advisory board and operate a website and social media sites to offer hope and assistance to those with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and their families.
The cyclic vomiting syndrome of infancy is now believed to be a migraine phenomenon, according to Dr.