Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

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    Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome LT Greg Gorman
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Features Diagnosed 3-6 times a year in tertiary  hospitals. 20-30 times a year in Germany after  WW2 Boys and girls equally
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Age of Onset 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 #  of  patients 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 Age (yrs)
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Episodes Episodes are similar 85% have uniform length episodes 1-70 episodes per year (avg. 12) 50% have regular cycle
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Course in 5 y/o girl 2.5 2.5 2.5 2 2 2 2 2 2 27.5 20 27 29 26.5 35 26 42 In hours; green boxes are episodes
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Course in 12 y/o girl 1 2 2 2 1/2 11 wks 14 wks 12 wks 10.6 wks In hours; green boxes are episodes 12 th birthday 1 st day of school Parents out of town Parents went to Dineyland without her
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Course in 8 y/o girl 2.5 2.5 2.5 2 2 2 2 2 2 27.5 20 27 29 26.5 35 26 42 In hours; green boxes are episodes
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Course in 14 y/o boy 2.5 2.5 2.5 2 2 2 2 2 2 27.5 20 27 29 26.5 35 26 42 In hours; green boxes are episodes
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Duration of Episodes 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 Patients < 6 hrs 6-12 hrs 12-24 hrs 1-2 d 3-4 d 5-7 d Variable Fleisher, 1993
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