Brainstem tumor presenting as an upper gut motility disorder

James R. Wood, Michael Camilleri, Phillip A. Low, Juan R. Malagelada

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This case study of an adult with a medullary glioma documents the potential for brainstem lesions to present solely with symptoms of abnormal gastrointestinal motor function. The case illustrates the potential of manometric and scintigraphic techniques in confirming the presence of organic disease in patients with unexplained vomiting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1411-1414
Number of pages4
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


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