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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research .
Source : International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, Volume 40, Number 1, p.191-193 (2016)
Campus : Kochi
School : School of Pharmacy
Department : Pharmaceutics
Year : 2016
Abstract : Rumination disorder is a condition in which a person keeps bringing up food from the stomach into the mouth (regurgitation) and rechewing the food. Rumination disorder usually starts after age 3-6 months and more common in females. Symptoms includes weight loss, halitosis, indigestion and chronically raw and chapped lips and regurgitation and malnutrition. The following lab tests can measure how severe the malnutrition like blood test for anemia and also imaging studies are performed. The main diagnostic criteria for rumination syndrome is ‘The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5)’. Rumination disorder is treated with behavioral techniques mainly and surgical procedure is also effective like gastroesophageal fundoplication and when the symptoms get worse nutritional supply is also given. © 2016, Global Research Online. All rights reserved.
Cite this Research Publication : K. V. Mankulangara, Karakkattu, J., Vijayan, M., and Reghu, R., “Case report on rumination disorder in a pediatric patient”, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, vol. 40, pp. 191-193, 2016.