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Cyclical vomiting syndrome in a 10 year old girl: a case report

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Swarna Wijetunge,

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Lady Ridgeway Childrens Hospital, Colombo, LK
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Consultant Psychiatrist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services, Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo
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Manisha Dalpatadu

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Lady Ridgeway Childrens Hospital, Colombo, LK
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Registrar in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services, Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo
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Abstract

A 10 year old girl presented with repeated episodes of vomiting over a one year period. She had intense nausea and severe vomiting, occurring in cycles which needed repeated hospital admissions, severely affecting her functioning. Management was instituted in four phases and she responded well to her treatment.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v2i2.3875

SLJPSYCH 2011; 2(2): 70-72

DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v2i2.3875
How to Cite: Wijetunge, S. & Dalpatadu, M., (2012). Cyclical vomiting syndrome in a 10 year old girl: a case report. Sri Lanka Journal of Psychiatry. 2(2), pp.70–72. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpsyc.v2i2.3875
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Published on 27 Jan 2012.
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