Case Report

Cyclic vomiting syndrome: a case report

  • Necati Balamtekin
  • Bülent Hacıhamdioğlu
  • Bahadır Çalışkan
  • M. Emre Taşçılar
  • Rıdvan Akın

Received Date: 20.03.2007 Accepted Date: 23.05.2007 Gulhane Med J 2008;50(1):57-59

The cyclic vomiting syndrome is defined as the episodes of severe nausea and vomiting lasting hours to days. The patient is healthy between the episodes and has no clinical finding. This disease is one of the rare periodic syndromes described mostly in children of school age. The differential diagnosis is difficult because many diseases may present with episodic vomiting. In this article an infant diagnosed to have cyclic vomiting syndrome is presented, and clinical features of the disease is discussed along with the literature findings.

Keywords: Child, cyclic vomiting syndrome