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Acute gastroparesis in Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9587259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Duchenne's muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked recessive disease. Clinical descriptions of the disorder focus principally on skeletal muscle degeneration. Another manifestation, which involves the gastrointestinal tract, may be fatal. But its prevalence remains undefined. We report here a case of acute gastroparesis associated with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. In our case, the patient's symptoms were improved by prokinetic agents and timely decompression in life-threatening acute gastric dilatation.
Authors:
B C Chung; H J Park; S B Yoon; H W Lee; K W Kim; S I Lee; I S Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Yonsei medical journal     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0513-5796     ISO Abbreviation:  Yonsei Med. J.     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-12     Completed Date:  1998-06-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414003     Medline TA:  Yonsei Med J     Country:  KOREA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Adolescent
Contrast Media
Decompression
Gastric Emptying / physiology
Gastrointestinal Agents / therapeutic use
Gastrointestinal Motility / drug effects
Gastroparesis / etiology*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Humans
Male
Muscular Dystrophies / complications*
Radiography, Abdominal
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Gastrointestinal Agents

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