Table 1

Symptoms associated with rumination syndrome
Symptom Rumination syndrome (n= 110) Number (%) Controls (n= 2053) Number (%)
Abdominal pain 21 (19%) 252 (12.3%)
Abdominal bloating 19 (17.2%) 181 (8.8%)
Nausea 3 (2.7%) 133 (6.5%)
Loss of appetite 11 (10.0%) 159 (7.7%)
Loss of weight 13 (11.8%) 162 (7.9%)
Headache 10 (9.1%) 183 (8.9%)
Limb pain 9 (8.1%) 208 (10.1%)
Light headedness 6 (5.5%) 163 (7.9%)
Photophobia 2 (1.8%) 91 (4.4%)
Pallor 5 (4.5%) 51 (2.5%)

p > 0.05 for all comparisons between rumination syndrome and controls.

Rajindrajith et al.

Rajindrajith et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:163   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-163

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