Disease Information for Sandifer Syndrome (GERD spasms)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Extension and Flexion of Neck/Infant
Chest discomfort/after eating/eating fast
Cibaphobia/Fear of Eating
Epigastric Pain
Esophagus pain after eating Beef/meat meal
Infant with Formula/Feeding problem
Nausea
Postprandial status
Vomiting
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Twitchy/muscle spasms
Axial dystonia
Dystonia
Dystonia, acquired
Infant Episodes Hypotonia
Infant Stiffens writhing movement limbs
Neurologic manifestations/signs
Nuchal dystonia
Spasms in Neck
Postprandial dyspnea
Wry neck spasm
Weird posture/position infant/repose
Infant/eye rolling
Disease Progression
Course/Attacks Episodic Spells
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Paroxysmal
Course/Self limited usually
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Mentally retarded
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Toddler
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Benign Infantile Seizures, familal [2q23-q24.3]
Epilepsy
Tic/Habit spasm
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Back spasms/severe
Esophageal spasm/dysmotility
Esophagitis
Sandifer syndrome
Spasmodic torticollis
Secondary Dystonia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Esophagus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/GERD Infant with Spasm response
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Esoteric disease (example)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cont neck abn pos in con hi he, Contortions of the neck and abnormal postures in congenital hiatus hernia, Contortn of neck and abnormal posture in congen hiatus hernia, Sandifer syndrome, Sandifer syndrome (disorder), Sandifer's syndrome, Synonym/Hiatus hernia with torsion spasms, Synonym/Tonic spasmodic torticollis variant, Synonym/Torticollis (spasmodic)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Gastric proton pump inhibitor
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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