Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (US English) or cyclical vomiting syndrome (UK English) (CVS) is a condition whose symptoms are recurring attacks of intense nausea, vomiting and sometimes abdominal pain and/or headaches or migraines. Cyclic vomiting usually develops during childhood usually ages 3–7; although it often remits during adolescence, it can persist into adult life.

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... that Darwin's symptoms indicate that he suffered from Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS), an illness associated with mitochondrial DNA abnormalities ... occur with CVS are characteristic of the MELAS syndrome ... An A3243G mtDNA mutation has been found in 80% of patients with this syndrome, and has also been described in those with CVS ...

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