Malignancy-associated gastroparesis: an important and overlooked cause of chronic nausea and vomiting.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/325988
Title:
Malignancy-associated gastroparesis: an important and overlooked cause of chronic nausea and vomiting.
Authors:
Kelly, Dearbhla; Moran, Carthage; Maher, Michael; O'Mahony, Seamus
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.
Citation:
Malignancy-associated gastroparesis: an important and overlooked cause of chronic nausea and vomiting. 2014, 2014: BMJ Case Rep
Journal:
BMJ case reports
Issue Date:
2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/325988
DOI:
10.1136/bcr-2013-201815
PubMed ID:
24515229
Additional Links:
http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2013-201815.long
Abstract:
A 69-year-old woman was referred to a gastroenterology clinic with a 1-year history of protracted nausea and postprandial vomiting. She had a background of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with a significant smoking history. Her laboratory work-up including autoimmune screen, coeliac serology and synacthen test were unremarkable. Upper gastrointestinalendoscopy and CT imaging ruled out mucosal and obstructive causes. Gastric emptying studies demonstrated a delayed gastric emptying consistent with diagnosis of gastroparesis. Concurrently, she underwent a CT of the thorax for unresolved consolidation on her chest X-ray. This revealed a locally advanced primary lung carcinoma. In this context, with all other causes excluded, her gastroparesis was deemed to represent a paraneoplastic phenomenon. Gastroparesis is a frequent, under-recognised and important complication of cancer.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
GASTROENTEROLOGY; SMOKING
Local subject classification:
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
ISSN:
1757-790X

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Dearbhlaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMoran, Carthageen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMaher, Michaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Mahony, Seamusen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-09-09T07:57:57Z-
dc.date.available2014-09-09T07:57:57Z-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationMalignancy-associated gastroparesis: an important and overlooked cause of chronic nausea and vomiting. 2014, 2014: BMJ Case Repen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1757-790X-
dc.identifier.pmid24515229-
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/bcr-2013-201815-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/325988-
dc.description.abstractA 69-year-old woman was referred to a gastroenterology clinic with a 1-year history of protracted nausea and postprandial vomiting. She had a background of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with a significant smoking history. Her laboratory work-up including autoimmune screen, coeliac serology and synacthen test were unremarkable. Upper gastrointestinalendoscopy and CT imaging ruled out mucosal and obstructive causes. Gastric emptying studies demonstrated a delayed gastric emptying consistent with diagnosis of gastroparesis. Concurrently, she underwent a CT of the thorax for unresolved consolidation on her chest X-ray. This revealed a locally advanced primary lung carcinoma. In this context, with all other causes excluded, her gastroparesis was deemed to represent a paraneoplastic phenomenon. Gastroparesis is a frequent, under-recognised and important complication of cancer.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://casereports.bmj.com/content/2014/bcr-2013-201815.longen_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to BMJ case reportsen_GB
dc.subjectGASTROENTEROLOGYen_GB
dc.subjectSMOKINGen_GB
dc.subject.otherCHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASEen_GB
dc.titleMalignancy-associated gastroparesis: an important and overlooked cause of chronic nausea and vomiting.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Gastroenterology, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalBMJ case reportsen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceMunsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen

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