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2022 Feb 02

Dig Liver Dis

Faecal incontinence in inflammatory bowel disease: The Nancy experience.


Kurt S, Caron B, Gouynou C, Netter P, Vaizey CJ, Wexner SD, Danese S, Baumann C, Peyrin-Biroulet L
Dig Liver Dis. 2022 Feb 02.
PMID: 35123908.


Faecal incontinence (FI) is a disabling condition in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The diagnosis of FI is not easy as patients are reluctant to report this embarrassing symptom. The objectives of this study were to characterize the prevalence of FI in IBD patients using available scoring systems, and to identify associated risk factors.