Summary

Recurrent vomiting is one of the most common causes for referral to the pediatric gastroenterologist. Improved recognition of CVS as a definable disorder with established criteria for diagnosis has come with time, and support of two recent scientific symposia. The Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association has been invaluable in providing family support for CVS patients as well as supporting research efforts in CVS. As work in understanding metabolic defects and the pathophysio-logical cascade(s) responsible for brain-gut interactions in CVS continues to define this disor

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