Irritable bowel syndrome is probably the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder and is characterized by abdominal pain along with altered bowel function. It is a disorder of female predominance. This article focuses on how being female influences the pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and treatment of this common disorder and discusses the evidence and important controversies related to these areas.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||26|
|Journal||Gastroenterology Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2016|
- Female gender
- Irritable bowel syndrome
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