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Researchers concluded that vagal stimulus-dependent SCA after eating a large bite of food may be the first symptom of BS.
The researchers compared a cohort of 17,510 individuals diagnosed with GI perforation to a matched group of 1,751,000 controls.
Most patients were asymptomatic and the diagnosis was discovered in pursuit of other abnormal biochemical tests and imaging studies. In the majority of patients, alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) were elevated (88 and 90%, respectively).
In addition, the researchers assayed umbilical cord blood samples from 33 infants to assess the concentration of biologic agents.