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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Enck, Paul; Aziz, Qasim; Barbara, Giovanni; Farmer, Adam D.; Fukudo, Shin; Mayer, Emeran A.; Niesler, Beate; Quigley, Eamonn M. M.; Rajilic-Stojanovic, Mirjana; Schemann, Michael; Schwille-Kiuntke, Juliane; Simren, Magnus; Zipfel, Stephan; Spiller, Robin C. 
Title:
Irritable bowel syndrome. 
Abstract:
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disease with a high population prevalence. The disorder can be debilitating in some patients, whereas others may have mild or moderate symptoms. The most important single risk factors are female sex, younger age and preceding gastrointestinal infections. Clinical symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain or discomfort, stool irregularities and bloating, as well as other somatic, visceral and psychiatric comorbidities. Currently, the di...    »
 
Keywords:
Humans, Female, Abdominal Pain/etiology, Irritable Bowel Syndrome/*complications/epidemiology/*physiopathology, Prevalence, Quality of Life/*psychology, Risk Factors 
Journal title:
Nature reviews. Disease primers 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
Month:
mar 
Pages contribution:
16014 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
2056-676X 2056-676X