An idiopathic chronic functional GI disorder characterized by discrete, recurrent, stereotypical paroxysmal episodes of high-intensity nausea and vomiting lasting hours to days
Children often present with bilious emesis (83%), severe abdominal pain (80%), and/or hematemesis.
Episodes are often triggered by stressors or concurrent illness.
The North American So...
Avoid triggers (stress, sleep deprivation, chocolate, cheese, monosodium glutamate, red wine) (7)[A].
Relaxation techniques and p...
Weekly appointments for severe cases
Monitor for hypokalemia, acid-base disturbances, and ketosis if ongoing emesis.
Regular outpatient visits for...
G43.A0 Cyclical vomiting, not intractable
G43.A1 Cyclical vomiting, intractable
CVS is more common in children than adults. The average age of diagnosis is 5 years.
A food diary helps identify patterns and triggers for vomiting cycles.
Proper sleep hygiene, stress m...
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