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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 203-206  

The rumination syndrome in adults: A review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment

V Papadopoulos1, K Mimidis2 
1 Department of Internal Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
2 Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece

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K Mimidis
Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis
Greece

Rumination in adults is considered to be the effortless regurgitation of recently ingested food into the mouth, followed by either rechewing and reswallowing or expulsion of the regurgitate. On the basis of the definition of rumination as a unique category of functional gastroduodenal disorders, according to the newly established Rome III classification, a review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of the rumination syndrome in adults is presented after systematic and critical approach of all articles that could be retrieved through PubMed using the term «DQ»rumination«DQ».


How to cite this article:
Papadopoulos V, Mimidis K. The rumination syndrome in adults: A review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.J Postgrad Med 2007;53:203-206


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Papadopoulos V, Mimidis K. The rumination syndrome in adults: A review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Jun 5 ];53:203-206
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