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2022 Aug 16

Pediatr Emerg Care

Burden of Pediatric Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder in an Emergency Department-A Single-Center Experience.


Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are recurrent or chronic gastrointestinal signs and symptoms in the absence of anatomical or biochemical alterations. They are commonly treated in outpatient setting but often present to emergency departments. We aimed to estimate the burden of pediatric FGID on a busy accident and emergency (A&E) department.