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Rumination Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rumination Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.609
F03.400.968
Unique ID
D000079562
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079562
Scope Note
A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by repetitive and effortless regurgitation of ingested food from the stomach to the oral cavity in the early POSTPRANDIAL PERIOD. It is associated with functional gastrointestinal pathology (e.g., increased intra-gastric pressure) and psychiatric disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression). It is not limited to infants and distinct from GERD and VOMITING.
Entry Term(s)
Merycism
Rumination Disorders
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Diseases (1966-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020; see FEEDING AND EATING DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD 1998-2019
History Note
2020(1998)
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Rumination Syndrome Preferred
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