Editorial: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the Elusive Mast Cells

@article{Theoharides2012EditorialIB,
  title={Editorial: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the Elusive Mast Cells},
  author={Theoharis C Theoharides and Shahrzad Asadi and Jihong Chen and Jan D. Huizinga},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={107},
  pages={727-729}
}
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common condition seen by gastroenterologists. It presents with alternating symptoms of bowel dysfunction that often worsens with stress. The cause of these symptoms eludes investigators and many attempts have been made to discover an underlying pathology. This is a daunting task since symptoms come and go, and… CONTINUE READING