Irritable bowel syndrome in Kenyans.

@article{Lule2002IrritableBS,
  title={Irritable bowel syndrome in Kenyans.},
  author={Godfrey Nsereko Lule and Erastus Olonde Amayo},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={
          360-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and clinical presentation of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in black Kenyans. DESIGN A retrospective study. SETTING Nairobi Hospital, an urban private institution. SUBJECTS Case files of all patients presenting with abdominal pain. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Prevalence of IBS using modified Manning's Symptomatic criteria in 223 consecutive adult patients presenting with abdominal pain and discomfort who had normal clinical findings and normal general and… CONTINUE READING

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