TITLE

INTRACTABLE NAUSEA VOMITING AND PAIN: "FUNCTIONAL" OR PHYSIOLOGICAL

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA122
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the case of a 12 year old white female of abdominal symptoms. In August 1998, while on vacation, she contracted campylobacter which caused severe nausea, vomiting, cramps, and diarrhoea. Her mother and sister contracted the same illness and recovered quickly whilst the patient continued to suffer with upper abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. An Enterra neurostimulator was inserted but following a brief period of improvement, the symptoms recurred. This treatment was followed by the surgical insertion of a percutaneous jejunostomy tube and a gastrojejunostomy.
ACCESSION #
13219291

 

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