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CVS plus

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is characterized by severe discrete episodes of nausea, vomiting, and lethargy. Approximately 25% of cases have coexisting neuromuscular disease manifestations (cyclic vomiting syndrome plus). To determine whether patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome and neuromuscular disease represent a distinct sub entity within cyclic vomiting syndrome, a clinical interview was…

What is CVS?

Cyclic vomiting syndrome, or cyclical vomiting syndrome, (CVS) is a chronic functional condition of unknown cause characterized by recurring attacks of intense nausea, vomiting, and sometimes abdominal pain, headaches,

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CVS subgroups

Subcategories of CVS have been identified, including CVS plus, catamenial CVS, and Sato’s variant of CVS. CVS plus is defined by the presence of at

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Treatment of CVS

Although limited data exist on treatment outcomes in children and adults with CVS, a NASPGHAN (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) consensus

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CVS plus

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is characterized by severe discrete episodes of nausea, vomiting, and lethargy. Approximately 25% of cases have coexisting neuromuscular disease manifestations (cyclic vomiting syndrome

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Adult CVS

It has long been thought that CVS was a condition of childhood and adolescence. Now we know that adults also suffer from CVS. There is

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SOURCES

CVSA USA http://cvsaonline.org/what-is-cvs/ CVSA UK http://www.cvsa.org.uk/Whatis.html Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH UpToDate: CVS: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0Jx6ulFbbrsWTRlRUZHQnVSY2s

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