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2022 Sep 03

Indian J Gastroenterol

Current treatment practice of functional abdominal pain disorders in children: A multicenter survey.


Gorka AM, Nauta F, Bijlsma MW, Taselaar P, Diederen K, Hol J, Oeij N, Goede J, Rijpert M, Tusscher G TW, Plötz FB
Indian J Gastroenterol. 2022 Sep 03.
PMID: 36057044.


Approximately 90% of the children with chronic abdominal pain are diagnosed as having functional abdominal pain disorder (FAPD). The Dutch guideline "functional abdominal pain" provides a stepwise approach to treat FAPD. The aim of this survey was twofold first, to determine adherence to the Dutch guideline, and second to determine current management of FAPDs in clinical practice.