Gastroparesis

Etiology

  • Autonomic nerve dysfxn
  • Meds or anything interfering w/gastric motility

Risk Factors

  • Diabetes
  • Meds
  • Other neuro disforders

Symptoms

  • Early satiety
  • GERD
  • Abdominal fullness/discomfort
  • Often chronic/progressive, w/neuropathic sx elsewhere

Physical Exam Findings

  • Impaired sensation in feet if systemic neuropathy