Chronic intermittent vomiting after scoliosis surgery

Hokama, A.; Tomiyama, R.; Kishimoto, K.; Kinjo, F.; Saito, A.; Matayoshi, M.
February 2005
Gut;Feb2005, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p222
Academic Journal
This article illustrates a diagnostic image of a case of chronic intermittent vomiting after scoliosis surgery. In the given case, a 12 year old girl presented with an 18 month history of intermittent postprandial vomiting and abdominal distension following scoliosis surgery. Her family history was unremarkable. Bowel sounds were increased. Laboratory values were normal.


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