Gastroparesis

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Etiology

  • Endocrine: diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, cortisol insufficiency
  • Postsurgical: vagotomy, partial gastric resection, fundoplication, gastric bypass, Whipple procedure
  • Neurologic: Parkinson's disease, muscular and myotonic dystrophy, autonomic dysfunction, multiple sclerosis, postpolio syndrome, porphyria
  • Rheumatologic: scleroderma
  • Infection: postviral, Chagas' disease
  • Other: amyloidosis, paraneoplastic, drugs, anorexia nervosa, idiopathic

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Last updated: December 1, 2014