ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.66, no.2, pp.133-136, 2003 (SCI-Expanded)
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ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
irritable bowel syndrome, lymphocytic colitis, collagenous colitis, COLLAGENOUS-COLITIS, LYMPHOCYTIC COLITIS, MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, CHRONIC DIARRHEA, DIAGNOSIS, ENTITY, DISEASE
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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.