One hundred cases of recurrent abdominal pain in children: diagnostic procedures and criteria for a psychosomatic diagnosis.

@article{Alfvn2003OneHC,
  title={One hundred cases of recurrent abdominal pain in children: diagnostic procedures and criteria for a psychosomatic diagnosis.},
  author={G{\"o}sta Alfv{\'e}n},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2003},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={43-9}
}
AIMS To highlight the diagnostic difficulties involved in elucidating the aetiology of recurrent abdominal pain and to evaluate the use of special premises and criteria for the diagnosis of psychosomatic pain. METHODS The study included 100 consecutive cases of recurrent abdominal pain in 6 to 15 y-old children who were evaluated at a special paediatric clinic for recurrent abdominal pain and who were followed for at least one year. The investigation included a semi-structured questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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