J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Jul-Aug;34(4):811-813. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2021.04.200586.


Cannabis (marijuana) is an increasingly prevalent substance used in college-aged adults. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is 1 outcome of chronic cannabis use, which presents as cyclic intractable vomiting that can be temporarily relieved with hot baths or showers. This case discusses a collegiate football athlete who presents with intractable vomiting, and it underscores the importance of a detailed history to discern CHS from other more common diagnoses. The report will highlight key diagnostic characteristics, pathophysiology, and treatment options for patients with presumed CHS.

PMID:34312273 | DOI:10.3122/jabfm.2021.04.200586

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