Persistent Vomiting Due to Sensitivity to Corn Sugar or Dextrose Present in Intravenous Fluids


A 13-yr-old WF was admitted to the University of Miami Medical Center because of persistent vomiting for 2 months associated with weight loss of 16 pounds. Abdominal exploration and appendectomy because of 8 months of persistent abdominal pain demonstrate no abnormality. Post-operatively she developed nausea and vomiting of all oral intake. Upper GI series… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197704000-00478