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Sandifer’s syndrome and gastro- oesophageal reflux disease
  1. DEMETRIOS S THEODOROPOULOS,
  2. RICHARD F LOCKEY
  1. Division of Allergy and Immunology
  2. Center for Swallowing Disorders, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, and James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
  1. Dr DS Theodoropoulos, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans Hospital (111D), 13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA.
  1. H WORTH BOYCE, JR
  1. Division of Allergy and Immunology
  2. Center for Swallowing Disorders, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, and James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
  1. Dr DS Theodoropoulos, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans Hospital (111D), 13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA.

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Perkin and Murray-Lyon’s Neurology and the gastrointestinal system reviews gastrointestinal disorders with neurological features.1 The authors do not mention Sandifer’s syndrome, a disorder of the upper gastrointestinal tract with neurological manifestations occurring in children and adolescents. Sandifer’s syndrome is the association of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease with spastic torticollis and dystonic body movements. Nodding and rotation …

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