Gastrointestinal symptoms and masticatory dysfunction.

  title={Gastrointestinal symptoms and masticatory dysfunction.},
  author={Paul Mercier and Pierre Poitras},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={7 1},
One hundred and forty-two female patients consulting a prosthodontic clinic for masticatory disturbances and suffering from mandibular ridge atrophy were systematically interrogated for the presence of digestive symptoms. Eight-five subjects (60% of the studied population) reported current digestive complaints; 32 had abdominal pain (burning sensation, bloating or cramps), 12 presented stool transit alteration (constipation or diarrhoea) and 41 reported both abdominal pain and stool transit… CONTINUE READING

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