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cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome

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Mondo Description A syndrome of cyclic vomiting associated with cannabis use. Fourteen diagnostic characteristics have been identified, and the frequency of major characteristics is as follows: history of regular cannabis for any duration of time (100%), cyclic nausea and vomiting (100%), resolution of symptoms after stopping cannabis (96.8%), compulsive hot baths with symptom relief (92.3%), male predominance (72.9%), abdominal pain (85.1%), and at least weekly cannabis use (97.4%). Supportive care with intravenous fluids, dopamine antagonists, topical capsaicin cream, and avoidance of narcotic medications has shown some benefit in the acute setting. Cannabis cessation appears to be the best treatment.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0100094:  cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
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