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What causes gastroparesis?

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  • The causes of gastroparesis can include: Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Gastric surgery with injury to the vagus nerve
  • Medications such as narcotics and some antidepressants
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Rare conditions such as amyloidosis (deposits of protein fibers in tissues and organs) and scleroderma (a connective tissue disorder that affects the skin, blood vessels, skeletal muscles, and internal organs)

From: What Is Gastroparesis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American College of Gastroenterology. National Institutes of Health. Hasler WL.   - 01-SEP-2007.


Gastroenterol Clin North Am

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

SOURCES: American College of Gastroenterology. National Institutes of Health. Hasler WL.   - 01-SEP-2007.


Gastroenterol Clin North Am

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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