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.

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.
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A small study at two Denver area hospitals revealed an increased number of people with cyclic vomiting syndrome (from 41 per 113,262 emergency department visits to 87 per 125,095 emergency visits) after marijuana was legalized.
There is no sufficent information about the efficiency or reliability of these drugs used in treatment of cyclic vomiting syndrome.
The Results: Thirty-eight (5.6%) of the children experienced a symptom other than headache: fifteen with abdominal pain, twelve with vertigo, five confusion, three aura without migraine, two with torticollis, and one with cyclic vomiting. Preventative treatment was started in 23 of the children.
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome is defined as recurrent episodes of vomiting with normal periods of health in between episodes.
The idea of using preemptive antiemetics for NVP stemmed from proven effectiveness of similar approaches in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, and cyclic vomiting [8-10].
The disorder may be the cause of repeat visits to emergency departments, unnecessary surgeries and diagnostic tests, and substance abuse, according to participants at the first-ever symposium devoted to cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) in adults.
Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), sometimes referred to as an "abdominal migraine," is a rare and unexplained disorder of children, and some adults, which was described by Dr.
The dominant diagnosis is fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) with severe cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS).
INTRODUCTION: Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a functional disorder that is considered to be a manifestation of migraine diathesis.
There's approximately a 2% incidence of a syndrome of abdominal migraine and cyclic vomiting in school-age children, he estimated.
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There is another condition, cyclic vomiting, which is sometimes considered in children whose vomiting has gone on for a significant period of time with no other diagnostic explanation.