Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Metabolic Dysfunction LInked to Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

About a third of children with cyclic vomiting syndrome appear to have some metabolic condition, either mitochondrial dysfunction, fatty acid oxidation dysfunction, or a combination of both. According to Dr. David Rothner at the Cleveland Clinic in a largest-to-date case series of metabolic testing in patients with CVS presented at the American Headache society meeting in Washington.

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