Neuroimmune factors in functional gastrointestinal disorders: A focus on irritable bowel syndrome.

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BACKGROUND Abnormal abdominal pain perception is the most bothersome and difficult to treat symptom of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs). Visceral pain stimuli are perceived and transmitted by afferent neurons residing in the dorsal root ganglia that have sensory nerve endings in the gut wall and mesentery. Accumulating evidence indicates that… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nmo.13007

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@article{Boeckxstaens2017NeuroimmuneFI, title={Neuroimmune factors in functional gastrointestinal disorders: A focus on irritable bowel syndrome.}, author={Guy E. E. Boeckxstaens and Michael Wouters}, journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society}, year={2017}, volume={29 6} }