Prevalence of mircoscopic colitis in patients with symptoms suggesting irritable bowel syndrome


Tuncer C., Cindoruk M., Dursun A., Karakan T.

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.66, no.2, pp.133-136, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-136

Abstract

Goals/Background: Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder affecting 20% of the general population. It shows certain characteristics with organic bowel diseases. Definition of lymphocytic and collagenous colitis has created a new approach towards chronic idiopathic diarrheas. We searched for the frequency of lymphocytic and collagenous colitis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.