Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Patients with Fabry Disease

  title={Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Patients with Fabry Disease},
  author={Licia Pensabene and Simona Sestito and Angela Nicoletti and Francesca Graziano and Pietro Strisciuglio and Daniela Concolino},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research and practice},
In order to characterize gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms of 50 patients with Fabry disease (FD) (22 M; age range: 4-70 y; 35 adults and 15 children), validated questionnaires of GI symptoms were used to diagnose the functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) of the patients with GI symptoms (33/50 (66%); 25/35 adults and 8/15 children) according to Rome III criteria. In 16/25 of these adults and 2/8 of these children, the symptoms mimicked FGID. The adult subgroup included patients with… CONTINUE READING