Prevalence of cyclic vomiting syndrome in a sample of Turkish school children in an urban area


Ertekin V. , Selimoglu M. A. , Altinkaynak S.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.40, no.10, pp.896-898, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.mcg.0000212627.83746.0b
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.896-898

Abstract

Objectives: Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is characterized by recurrent, explosive bouts of vomiting punctuating periods of normal health. Its prevalence is unclear in the world, and is unknown in Turkey. This study was designed to investigate its prevalence in Turkish school children.